Johnston City, Illinois
Location of Johnston City in Williamson County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
|• Total||2.15 sq mi (5.56 km2)|
|• Land||2.09 sq mi (5.41 km2)|
|• Water||0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,671.30/sq mi (645.16/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Wikimedia Commons||Johnston City, Illinois|
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]
- "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.