Anna, Illinois

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Anna, Illinois
City of Anna
The Anna State Asylum, built in 1869 in the Kirkbride Plan was a rambling four-story structure, part of which was destroyed in separate incidents, but most of which is still standing as the central complex to the C.L. Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center.
The Anna State Asylum, built in 1869 in the Kirkbride Plan was a rambling four-story structure, part of which was destroyed in separate incidents, but most of which is still standing as the central complex to the C.L. Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center.
Official seal of Anna, Illinois
Seal
Location of Anna in Union County, Illinois
Location of Anna in Union County, Illinois
Anna, Illinois is located in Illinois
Anna, Illinois
Anna, Illinois
Location of Anna in Union County, Illinois
Coordinates: 37°27′40″N 89°14′20″W / 37.46111°N 89.23889°W / 37.46111; -89.23889Coordinates: 37°27′40″N 89°14′20″W / 37.46111°N 89.23889°W / 37.46111; -89.23889
Country United States of America
State Illinois
County Union
PlattedMarch 3, 1854 (1854-03-03)
IncorporatedFebruary 16, 1865
Government
 • MayorSteve Hartline
Area
 • Total3.57 sq mi (9.25 km2)
 • Land3.55 sq mi (9.20 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
610 ft (190 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,442
 • Estimate 
(2016)
4,269
 • Density1,201.52/sq mi (463.88/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
62906
Area code(s)618
FIPS code17-01543
Websitewww.cityofanna.org

Anna is a city in the U.S. state of Illinois. It is in southern tip of Illinois. Its population was 5,136 at the 2000 census. Anna is known for the Anna State Mental Hospital (now called the Choate Mental Health Care Center). Anna was a segregated sundown town a century ago.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017.