Rantoul, Illinois

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Rantoul
The Corporate Village of Rantoul
Downtown Rantoul
Downtown Rantoul
Location of Rantoul in Champaign County, Illinois.
Location of Rantoul in Champaign County, Illinois.
Rantoul is located in Champaign County, Illinois
Rantoul
Rantoul
Location within Champaign County
Rantoul is located in Illinois
Rantoul
Rantoul
Rantoul (Illinois)
Coordinates: 40°18′17″N 88°09′07″W / 40.30472°N 88.15194°W / 40.30472; -88.15194Coordinates: 40°18′17″N 88°09′07″W / 40.30472°N 88.15194°W / 40.30472; -88.15194
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyChampaign
TownshipsRantoul, Ludlow
FoundedMarch 4, 1854
Government
 • Village PresidentCharles Smith
Area
 • Total8.62 sq mi (22.32 km2)
 • Land8.51 sq mi (22.04 km2)
 • Water0.11 sq mi (0.28 km2)
Elevation745 ft (227 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total12,941
 • Estimate 
(2018)
12,691
 • Density1,505.70/sq mi (581.34/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
61866
Area code(s)217
FIPS code17-62783
Websitewww.myrantoul.com

Rantoul is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. Almost 13,000 people were living in Rantoul as of 2000. Rantoul has an area of 7.4 square miles.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017.
  2. "USGS detail on Newtown". Retrieved October 21, 2007.