Johnston City, Illinois

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Johnston City
Location of Johnston City in Williamson County, Illinois.
Location of Johnston City in Williamson County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 37°49′15″N 88°55′39″W / 37.82083°N 88.92750°W / 37.82083; -88.92750Coordinates: 37°49′15″N 88°55′39″W / 37.82083°N 88.92750°W / 37.82083; -88.92750
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWilliamson
Area
 • Total2.15 sq mi (5.56 km2)
 • Land2.09 sq mi (5.41 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,543
 • Estimate 
(2016)
3,488
 • Density1,671.30/sq mi (645.16/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
62951
Area code(s)618
FIPS code17-38544
Wikimedia CommonsJohnston City, Illinois

Johnston City is a city in Illinois in the United States. It is in Williamson County.

History[change | change source]

The city used to be called Jeffersonville. In the beginning of the 1900s, the city had many new people move in. These people moved for the coal mines. Ever since 1940 the population has gotten smaller. This is because of the coal mines not being used anymore.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.