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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Franklin County, Illinois affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Franklin County, Illinois.

Area Features of Franklin County, Illinois


Airport


(1) Adams Private Airport   (2) Benton Municipal Airport   (3) Bessie Rla Airport Historical   (4) Memorial Hospital Heliport   (5) Rend Lake Conservancy District Heliport  

Bridge


(1) Gallaway Bridge Historical   (2) Jackson Bridge  

Building


(1) Barren Townhall   (2) Benton Ambulance Service   (3) Benton Civic Center   (4) Benton Fire Department   (5) Benton Public Library   (6) Benton Township Gymnasium   (7) Big Muddy River Correctional Center   (8) Buckner Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Cave Eastern Fire Protection District Station 1   (10) Christopher Fire Department   (11) Coello Volunteer Fire Department   (12) Ewing - Northern Fire Protection District Station 1   (13) Ewing - Northern Fire Protection District Station 2   (14) Ewing - Northern Fire Protection District Station 3   (15) Franklin County Courthouse   (16) Franklin County Jail   (17) Mercy Regional Health System   (18) Royalton Volunteer Fire Department   (19) Sesser Fire Protection District   (20) Sesser Fire Protection District Station 2   (21) United Jewish Community Center   (22) Valier Fire Department   (23) West City Fire Department   (24) West Frankfort City Hall   (25) West Frankfort Fire Department   (26) West Frankfort Public Library   (27) Williamson County Fire Protection District Station 4   (28) Zeigler Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Baxter Cemetery   (2) Bear Point Cemetery   (3) Bonner Cemetery   (4) Browning Cemetery   (5) Butler Cemetery   (6) Clayton Cemetery   (7) Clem Cemetery   (8) Cook Cemetery   (9) County Cemetery   (10) County Farm Cemetery   (11) Crawford Cemetery   (12) Cypher Cemetery   (13) Dawson Cemetery   (14) Denning Cemetery   (15) Downs Cemetery   (16) Drummond Cemetery   (17) Follis Cemetery   (18) Franklin Cemetery   (19) Gilgal Cemetery   (20) Grammer Cemetery   (21) Greenwood Cemetery   (22) Hammond Cemetery   (23) Hanes Cemetery   (24) Harrison Cemetery   (25) Hickory Corners Cemetery   (26) Isaacs Cemetery   (27) Jacksonville Cemetery   (28) Jones Cemetery   (29) Joplin Cemetery   (30) King Cemetery   (31) Knight Cemetery   (32) Lithuanian Cemetery   (33) Locust Grove Cemetery   (34) Manion Cemetery   (35) Maple Hill Cemetery   (36) Masonic-oddfellow Cemetery   (37) Melvin Cemetery   (38) Memorial Park Cemetery   (39) Middle Fork Cemetery   (40) Miller Cemetery   (41) Miners Cemetery   (42) Mitchell Cemetery   (43) Moser Cemetery   (44) Moyers Cemetery   (45) Mulkeytown Cemetery   (46) Naylor Cemetery   (47) Neal Cemetery   (48) New Union Cemetery   (49) Oddfellow Cemetery   (50) Old Mulkeytown Cemetery   (51) Osage Cemetery   (52) Otterson Cemetery   (53) Overturf Cemetery   (54) Phillips Cemetery   (55) Rea Cemetery   (56) Reed Cemetery   (57) Rose Cemetery   (58) Saint Aloysius Cemetery   (59) Saint Andrews Cemetery   (60) Saint Johns Cemetery   (61) Saint Joseph Cemetery   (62) Saint Marys Cemetery   (63) Shiloh Cemetery   (64) Smith Cemetery   (65) Smothers Cemetery   (66) Swofford Cemetery   (67) Thurmond Cemetery   (68) Tower Height Cemetery   (69) Trinity Cemetery   (70) Vaughn Cemetery   (71) Walnut Grove Cemetery   (72) Ward Cemetery   (73) Wayman Cemetery   (74) Wells Cemetery   (75) Winemiller Cemetery   (76) Youngblood Cemetery   (77) Zeigler Cemetery  

Census


(1) Mulkeytown Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Allens Chapel   (2) Antioch Church   (3) Apostolic Church   (4) Apostolic Church Of Royalton   (5) Apostolic Faith Assembly Church   (6) Assembly Of God Church   (7) Bear Point Church   (8) Benton Christian Church   (9) Bethel Church   (10) Bible Way Revival Center   (11) Boner Chapel   (12) Buggtussel Church   (13) Caldwell Church   (14) Calvary Southern Baptist Church   (15) Carters Temple   (16) Cedar Grove Church Historical   (17) Central United Methodist Church   (18) Church Of Christ   (19) Church Of God   (20) Community Church   (21) County Line Church   (22) Creek Nation Church   (23) Dillingham Church   (24) Eakin Grove Church   (25) East Benton Baptist Church   (26) East Fork Church   (27) Ebenezer Church   (28) First Apostolic Church   (29) First Baptist Church   (30) First Baptist Church Of Benton   (31) First Christian Church   (32) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (33) First Church Of God   (34) First Church Of The Nazarene   (35) First Free Will Baptist Church   (36) First Northern Baptist Church   (37) First Presbyterian Church   (38) First United Methodist Church   (39) Forest Church   (40) Glad Tidings Church   (41) Greenwood Church   (42) Harmony Free Baptist Church Historical   (43) Hazel Dell Free Will Baptist Church   (44) Heights Church Of God   (45) Holy Protection Orthodox Church   (46) Horse Prairie Baptist Church   (47) Immanuel Baptist Church   (48) Jackson Grove Baptist Church   (49) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (50) Liberty Church   (51) Minor Church   (52) Mount Olive Church   (53) Mount Pleasant Church   (54) Mount Zion Church   (55) New Beginnings Free Will Baptist Church   (56) New Hope Church   (57) North Benton Missionary Baptist Church   (58) Oak Hill Church   (59) Palestine Church   (60) Plaster Grove Church   (61) Pleasant Hill Church   (62) Pleasant Valley Church   (63) Rescue Church   (64) Saint Aloysius Catholic Church   (65) Saint Johns Roman Catholic Church   (66) Saint Joseph Catholic Church   (67) Saint Marks Episcopal Church   (68) Saint Marys Catholic Church   (69) Saint Pauls Lutheran Church   (70) Salem Church   (71) Second Baptist Church   (72) Shiloh Church Historical   (73) Sixmile Church Historical   (74) Summers Church   (75) Third Baptist Church   (76) Townmount Church   (77) Trinity Baptist Church   (78) Trinity United Methodist Church   (79) Union Church   (80) Walnut Grove Church Historical   (81) Webbs Prairie Church   (82) Wesleyan Church   (83) West City First Baptist Church   (84) Westminister Presbyterian Church   (85) White Oak Church   (86) Williams Chapel   (87) Zeigler Christian Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Benton   (2) City Of Christopher   (3) City Of Orient   (4) City Of Sesser   (5) City Of West Frankfort   (6) City Of Zeigler   (7) Corinth Election Precinct   (8) Franklin County   (9) Township Of Barren   (10) Township Of Benton   (11) Township Of Browning   (12) Township Of Cave   (13) Township Of Denning   (14) Township Of Ewing   (15) Township Of Frankfort   (16) Township Of Goode   (17) Township Of Northern   (18) Township Of Six Mile   (19) Township Of Tyrone   (20) Village Of Buckner   (21) Village Of Ewing   (22) Village Of Hanaford   (23) Village Of North City   (24) Village Of Royalton   (25) Village Of Thompsonville   (26) Village Of Valier   (27) Village Of West City  

Cliff


(1) Bluebell Bluff  

Crossing


(1) Interchange 65   (2) Interchange 71   (3) Interchange 77  

Dam


(1) Beaver Lake Dam   (2) Buckner Reservoir Dam   (3) Cambon Lake Dam   (4) Christopher New Reservoir Dam   (5) Christopher Old Reservoir Dam   (6) City Of Sesser Reservoir Dam   (7) Illinois No Name Number 3 Dam   (8) Illinois No Name Number 63 Dam   (9) Lake Benton Dam   (10) Lake Hamilton Dam   (11) Lake Helen Dam   (12) Lake Moses Dam   (13) Mine Number 21 Dam   (14) New City Lake Dam   (15) Old City Lake Dam   (16) Rend Lake Dam   (17) Valier Lake Dam   (18) Zeigler City Lake Dam  

Hospital


(1) Franklin Hospital   (2) Miners Hospital   (3) Miners Memorial Health Center   (4) Moore Hospital Historical  

Lake


(1) B And A Lake   (2) Buckner Pond   (3) Buster Pond   (4) Campbell Lake   (5) Vernons Lake   (6) West Frankfort City Lake  

Locale


(1) Airport Industrial Park   (2) Benton Country Club   (3) Frankfort Community Park   (4) Lake Benton Camp   (5) Odum Spur   (6) Rend Lake Marina   (7) Rend Lake Plaza Shopping Center   (8) Royalton Waterworks   (9) University Of Illinois Experimental Farm   (10) West End Disposal Facility   (11) West Frankfort Water Works   (12) Whispering Pines Group Camp  

Mine


(1) Old Ben Number 21 Mine   (2) Old Ben Number 24 Mine   (3) Old Ben Number 26 Mine   (4) Old Keller Mine   (5) Orient Number 5 Mine  

Oilfield


(1) Benton North Oil Field   (2) Benton Oil Field   (3) Sesser Oil Field   (4) West Frankfort Oil Field   (5) West Frankfort South Oil Field   (6) Whittington Oil Field   (7) Zeigler Oil Field  

Park


(1) Benton City Park   (2) Franklin County Fairground   (3) Gun Creek Public Use Area   (4) Marcum Branch North Public Use Area   (5) Marcum Branch South Public Use Area   (6) Rend Lake Dam West Public Use Area   (7) Sandusky Creek North Public Use Area   (8) Sandusky Creek South Public Use Area   (9) Sandusky Creek West Public Use Area   (10) Sesser Public Use Area   (11) Spillway Public Use Area   (12) Super-koll Park   (13) Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Benton   (2) Benton Park   (3) Bessie   (4) Boothby   (5) Buckner   (6) Cambon   (7) Christopher   (8) Cleburne   (9) Coello   (10) Corinth   (11) Deering City   (12) Diana   (13) Ewing   (14) Ferber   (15) Frankfort   (16) Frisco   (17) Greenville Historical   (18) Groat   (19) Halltown Historical   (20) Hickory Corners   (21) Kegley   (22) Lake Creek   (23) Locust Grove Historical   (24) Logan   (25) Meyer   (26) Mitchell   (27) Mulkeytown   (28) Old Du Quoin   (29) Orient   (30) Parrish   (31) Pershing   (32) Plumfield   (33) Rend City   (34) Royalton   (35) Sesser   (36) Smothersville   (37) Steel City   (38) Taylor Hill   (39) Thompsonville   (40) Urbain   (41) Valier   (42) Valier Patch   (43) West City   (44) West End   (45) West Frankfort   (46) Whittington   (47) Zeigler  

Post Office


(1) Benton Post Office   (2) Big Muddy Post Office Historical   (3) Eastern Post Office Historical   (4) Fitts Hill Post Office Historical   (5) Mulkeytown Post Office   (6) Prosperity Post Office Historical   (7) Taylor Hill Post Office Historical   (8) Webbs Prairie Post Office Historical   (9) West Frankfort Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Beaver Lake   (2) Buckner Reservoir   (3) Cambon Lake   (4) Christopher Lake   (5) Christopher New Reservoir   (6) Christopher Reservoir   (7) Hilyn Lake   (8) Izaac Walton Lake   (9) Lake Benton   (10) Lake Hamilton   (11) Lake Helen   (12) Lake Moses   (13) Mine Number 21 Reservoir   (14) New City Lake   (15) Old City Lake   (16) Rend Lake   (17) Sesser Lake   (18) Valier Lake   (19) Valier Mine Pond   (20) West Frankfort Reservoir   (21) Zeigler City Lake   (22) Zeigler Reservoir  

School


(1) Accommodation School Historical   (2) Arkansas School Historical   (3) Barnes School Historical   (4) Bear Point School Historical   (5) Benton Consolidated High School   (6) Benton Middle School   (7) Bluegrass School Historical   (8) Bucktown School Historical   (9) Center School Historical   (10) Central Junior High School   (11) Central School Historical   (12) Christopher Community High School   (13) Christopher Elementary School   (14) Clam School Historical   (15) Conner College Historical   (16) Coon Ridge School Historical   (17) Corner School Historical   (18) Crawford School Historical   (19) Cuba School Historical   (20) Denning Elementary School   (21) Denning School Historical   (22) Douglas Public School Historical   (23) East Center School Historical   (24) East Crown Point School Historical   (25) Ebenezer School Historical   (26) Edwards School   (27) Ewing-northern Elementary School   (28) Fisher Bend School Historical   (29) Flatts School   (30) Fourmile School Historical   (31) Frankfort Elementary School   (32) Frankfort High School   (33) Franklin School   (34) Franklin School Historical   (35) Grant Elementary School   (36) Greenbrier School Historical   (37) Hazel Dell School Historical   (38) Hickory Hill School Historical   (39) Hill City School   (40) Independence School Historical   (41) Jacksonville School   (42) Joiner School   (43) Keller School Historical   (44) King College Historical   (45) King Creek School Historical   (46) Lincoln School   (47) Logan Elementary School   (48) Logan Public School Historical   (49) Logan School   (50) Long Branch School Historical   (51) Long Prairie School Historical   (52) Manion School Historical   (53) Martin School Historical   (54) Mcclasson School Historical   (55) Mcguire School Historical   (56) Meyers School Historical   (57) Moore School Historical   (58) Mount Pleasant School Historical   (59) Mount Zion School Historical   (60) Neal School Historical   (61) North School Historical   (62) Old Akin School Historical   (63) Orton School Historical   (64) Palestine School Historical   (65) Pierce School Historical   (66) Pleasant Hill School Historical   (67) Postoak School Historical   (68) Rend Lake College   (69) Robtown School Historical   (70) Rodgers School Historical   (71) Rollinson School Historical   (72) Saint Andrews School   (73) Saint Johns School   (74) Saul School Historical   (75) Sesser-valier High School   (76) Shiloh School Historical   (77) South School Historical   (78) Stockwell School Historical   (79) Sugarcamp School Historical   (80) Taylor Hill School Historical   (81) Thompsonville Grade School   (82) Thompsonville High School   (83) Union School Historical   (84) Washington School   (85) Webbs Prairie School Historical   (86) Webster School   (87) West Center School Historical   (88) West Crown Point School Historical   (89) West Franklin High School   (90) Whiteoak School Historical   (91) Wilson School  

Stream


(1) Akin Creek   (2) Andy Creek   (3) Blacksop Creek   (4) Cane Creek   (5) Casey Fork   (6) Drummond Branch   (7) Ewing Creek   (8) Fallet Branch   (9) Gatling Branch   (10) Goose Creek   (11) Granny Creek   (12) Green River   (13) Gun Creek   (14) Hamilton Branch   (15) Hog Creek   (16) Jackie Branch   (17) Jordan Creek   (18) Little Bessie Creek   (19) Little Indian Creek   (20) Marcum Branch   (21) Middle Fork Big Muddy River   (22) Pond Creek   (23) Prairie Creek   (24) Reese Creek   (25) Sandusky Creek   (26) Stevens Creek   (27) Sugar Camp Creek   (28) Sugar Creek   (29) Taylor Branch   (30) Tilley Creek   (31) Webbs Hill Branch   (32) White Oak Creek  

Summit


(1) Browning Hill   (2) Grammer Hill   (3) Moores Hill   (4) Turkey Knob   (5) Webbs Hill  

Tower


(1) Benton Lookout Tower   (2) Royalton Lookout Tower   (3) Wfrx-am West Frankfort   (4) Wfrx-fm West Frankfort   (5) Wqrl-fm Benton   (6) Wuez-fm Christopher  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Franklin County, Illinois

62896 (pop. 12,949) 62812 (pop. 11,349) 62884 (pop. 3,083)
62822 (pop. 2,972) 62890 (pop. 2,511) 62865 (pop. 1,879)
62999 (pop. 1,709) 62983 (pop. 1,453) 62836 (pop. 806)
62891 (pop. 565) 62819 (pop. 470) 62897 (pop. 335)
62825 (pop. 216) 62874 (pop. 74)  


Counties Nearby Franklin County, Illinois

Williamson County, IL  (pop. 66,791) 15.6 Miles
Perry County, IL  (pop. 22,068) 22.1 Miles
Jefferson County, IL  (pop. 38,693) 23.3 Miles
Jackson County, IL  (pop. 60,078) 24.2 Miles
Hamilton County, IL  (pop. 8,186) 24.3 Miles
Saline County, IL  (pop. 24,968) 27.3 Miles
Johnson County, IL  (pop. 13,653) 35.3 Miles
Washington County, IL  (pop. 14,725) 35.5 Miles
Union County, IL  (pop. 18,078) 38.9 Miles
Gallatin County, IL  (pop. 5,921) 41.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Franklin County, Illinois

618



Elevation in Franklin County, Illinois is 446.0 ft. (136.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Franklin County, Illinois

Lat: 37.974494 N        Long: -88.955152 W



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