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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Jackson 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 Jackson County, Illinois.

Area Features of Jackson County, Illinois


Airport


(1) Hemmer Rla Airport   (2) Memorial Hospital Of Carbondale Heliport   (3) Pinckneyville-du Quoin Airport   (4) Rendleman Airport   (5) Saint Joseph Memorial Hospital Heliport   (6) Southern Illinois Airport  

Arch


(1) Pomona Natural Bridge  

Bay


(1) Duck Neck  

Bend


(1) Cripps Bend   (2) Dillon Bend   (3) Horseshoe Bend   (4) Mill Bend   (5) Rawlins Bend  

Building


(1) Ava Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Campbell Hill Rural Fire District 162   (3) Carbondale City Hall   (4) Carbondale Fire Department Station 1   (5) Carbondale Fire Department Station 2   (6) Carbondale Public Library   (7) Carbondale Township Fire Department   (8) Desoto Township Fire Protection District   (9) Dowell Volunteer Fire Department   (10) Dryden Post Light Historical   (11) Duquoin Fire Department Station 2   (12) Elkville Volunteer Fire Department   (13) Fountain Bluff Fire Protection Association   (14) Gorham Fire Department   (15) Grand Tower Power Station   (16) Jackson County Ambulance Service   (17) Jackson County Courthouse   (18) Levan Townhall   (19) Makanda Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 1   (20) Makanda Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 2   (21) Murphysboro - Pomona - Somerset Fire Protection District   (22) Murphysboro Fire Department Station 1   (23) Murphysboro Fire Department Station 2   (24) Tower Rock Fire Department   (25) Vergennes Fire Department   (26) Von Jakob Vineyard  

Canal


(1) Hay Glade Ditch   (2) Mill Ditch  

Cape


(1) Long View Park  

Cemetery


(1) Antioch Cemetery   (2) Baker Cemetery   (3) Baker Family Cemetery   (4) Barrow Cemetery   (5) Bartlett Cemetery   (6) Beasley Cemetery   (7) Birkner Cemetery   (8) Boskydell Cemetery   (9) Bostick Cemetery   (10) Boucher Cemetery   (11) Calvary Cemetery   (12) Central-crews Cemetery   (13) Cheatham Cemetery   (14) Creath Morris Cemetery   (15) Creek Paum Cemetery   (16) Davis Cemetery   (17) Davis Number 1 Cemetery   (18) De Soto Cemetery   (19) Dillinger Cemetery   (20) Ditzler Cemetery   (21) Dutch Hill Cemetery   (22) Dutch Ridge Cemetery   (23) Elkville Cemetery   (24) Emery Cemetery   (25) Etherton Cemetery   (26) Evergreen Cemetery   (27) Gentry Cemetery   (28) Gill Cemetery   (29) Gillespie Cemetery   (30) Goodbread Cemetery   (31) Graff Cemetery   (32) Greer Cemetery   (33) Hagler Cemetery   (34) Hall Cemetery   (35) Henson Cemetery   (36) Hiller-crab Orchard Cemetery   (37) Hilton Cemetery   (38) Hudson Cemetery   (39) Indian Hill Cemetery   (40) Joubert Cemetery   (41) King Cemetery   (42) Koehn Cemetery   (43) Kross Cemetery   (44) Lee Cemetery   (45) Lirley Cemetery   (46) Lone Oak Cemetery   (47) Looney Springs Cemetery   (48) Lutheran Cemetery   (49) Makanda Cemetery   (50) Modglin Cemetery   (51) Mount Carbon Cemetery   (52) Mount Pleasant Cemetery   (53) Mount Summit Cemetery   (54) Murdale Gardens Of Memory   (55) Murphysboro City Cemetery   (56) Neunert Cemetery   (57) North Cemetery   (58) North County Line Cemetery   (59) Oakland Cemetery   (60) Old Du Quoin Cemetery   (61) Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (62) Parrish Cemetery   (63) Pleasant Grove Memorial Cemetery   (64) Pleasant Hill Cemetery   (65) Poplar Ridge Cemetery   (66) Rees Cemetery   (67) Ripley Cemetery   (68) Rogers Cemetery   (69) Ross Cemetery   (70) Russian Orthodox Cemetery   (71) Saint Andrews Cemetery   (72) Saint Lukes Cemetery   (73) Saint Peters Cemetery   (74) Sheppard Cemetery   (75) Smith Cemetery   (76) Snider Hill Cemetery   (77) South County Line Cemetery   (78) Stearns Cemetery   (79) Sutter Cemetery   (80) Talbott Cemetery   (81) Tower Grove Cemetery   (82) Tuthill Cemetery   (83) Underwood Cemetery   (84) Union Hills Cemetery   (85) Walker Hill Cemetery   (86) West Liberty Cemetery   (87) Wilkins Cemetery   (88) Williamson Cemetery   (89) Winchester Cemetery   (90) Woodlawn Cemetery   (91) Worthen Cemetery   (92) Zimmerman Cemetery   (93) Zion Cemetery  

Census


(1) Harrison Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Antioch Church   (2) Bethel Church   (3) Camp Creek Baptist Church   (4) Caney Branch Church Historical   (5) Central Church   (6) Church Of God   (7) Cottage Home Church   (8) Craborchard Church   (9) Drury Christian Church   (10) Dutch Ridge Baptist Church   (11) Fairview Church   (12) First Baptist Church   (13) First Presbyterian Church   (14) First United Methodist Church   (15) Freewill Church Historical   (16) Jerusalem Church   (17) Knoff Bend Church   (18) Lakeland Baptist Church   (19) Liberty Street Baptist Church   (20) Mount Joy Church   (21) Mount Pleasant Church   (22) New Hope Church Historical   (23) North County Line Church Historical   (24) Oak Grove Church   (25) Pate Chapel Baptist Church   (26) Pleasant Hill Christian Church   (27) Pleasant Hill Church Historical   (28) Rock Springs Church   (29) Saint Andrews Catholic Church   (30) Saint Johns Church   (31) Saint Peters United Church Of Christ   (32) South County Line Christian Church   (33) Sutter Church Historical   (34) Union Church   (35) West Point Church   (36) Williams Church   (37) Zion Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Ava   (2) City Of Carbondale   (3) City Of Grand Tower   (4) City Of Murphysboro   (5) Du Quoin Number 12 Election Precinct   (6) Du Quoin Number 4 Election Precinct   (7) Grassy Election Precinct   (8) Jackson County   (9) Township Of Bradley   (10) Township Of Carbondale   (11) Township Of De Soto   (12) Township Of Elk   (13) Township Of Fountain Bluff   (14) Township Of Grand Tower   (15) Township Of Levan   (16) Township Of Makanda   (17) Township Of Murphysboro   (18) Township Of Ora   (19) Township Of Pomona   (20) Township Of Sand Ridge   (21) Township Of Somerset   (22) Township Of Vergennes   (23) Village Of Campbell Hill   (24) Village Of De Soto   (25) Village Of Dowell   (26) Village Of Elkville   (27) Village Of Gorham   (28) Village Of Makanda   (29) Village Of Vergennes  

Cliff


(1) Abneyville Rock   (2) Chalk Bluff   (3) Devils Bake Oven   (4) Fountain Bluff   (5) Horseshoe Bluff  

Dam


(1) Borgsmiller Lake Dam   (2) Campus Lake Dam   (3) Carbondale Reservoir Dam   (4) Cedar Lake Dam   (5) Chautauqua Lake Dam   (6) Crab Orchard Dam   (7) Crisenberry Dam   (8) Devils Kitchen Dam   (9) Elkville Country Club Reservoir Dam   (10) Lake Henry Dam   (11) Little Grassy Dam   (12) New Thompson Lake Dam   (13) Pond 38 Dam   (14) Sycamore Creek Dam  

Flat


(1) Hat Island   (2) Oakwood Bottoms  

Hospital


(1) Holden Hospital   (2) Memorial Hospital Of Carbondale   (3) Saint Joseph Memorial Hospital  

Island


(1) Lacours Island  

Lake


(1) Browns Lake   (2) Carbon Lake   (3) Forked Lake Historical   (4) Fox Lake   (5) Lovets Pond   (6) Snider Lake   (7) Turkey Bayou  

Locale


(1) Bald Knob Picnic Area   (2) Barr   (3) Bauenhos Dairy   (4) Bi-centennial Industrial Park   (5) Big Oak Campground   (6) Brunkhorst Landing   (7) Bryden   (8) Buttermilk Hill Beach And Picnic Area   (9) Camp Carew   (10) Cedar Lake Dam Picnic Area   (11) Cedar Point Camp   (12) Clear View Picnic Area   (13) Eastgate Shopping Center   (14) Finney   (15) Fountain Bluff Station   (16) Grand Tower Campground And Picnic Area   (17) Hickory Grove Picnic Area   (18) Jackson Country Club   (19) Jackson County Farm   (20) Johns Spur   (21) Kings Ferry   (22) Lake Shore Drive Picnic Area   (23) Little Grand Canyon Picnic Area   (24) Little Grassy Fish Hatchery   (25) Lower Wilkinson Landing Historical   (26) Marberry Arboretum   (27) Midland Hills Country Club   (28) Mount Pleasant Station Historical   (29) Oak Point Picnic Area   (30) Ora Station Historical   (31) Pine Circle Picnic Area   (32) Pine Ridge Camp   (33) Pomona Natural Bridge Picnic Area   (34) Progress   (35) Rattlesnake Ferry   (36) Shady Cove Picnic Area   (37) Shady Rest Campground   (38) Sharp Rock Falls Campground   (39) Southern Illinois Regional Landfill   (40) Turkey Bayou Campground   (41) University Mall Shopping Center   (42) Upper Wilkinson Landing Historical   (43) Water Lily Campground  

Park


(1) Attucks Park   (2) Bower Park   (3) Doug Lee Park   (4) Evergreen Park   (5) Fern Rocks Nature Preserve   (6) Giant City State Park   (7) Glenn Schlimpert Recreation Area   (8) Johnson Creek Recreation Area   (9) Lake Murphysboro State Park   (10) Lenus Turley Park   (11) Oakdale Park   (12) Oakland Field   (13) Oakwood Bottoms Greentree Reservoir Interpretive Site   (14) Parrish Park   (15) Paul Ice Recreation Area   (16) Piney Creek Ravine Nature Preserve   (17) Renfro Park   (18) Riverside Park   (19) Tatum Heights Park   (20) West Walnut Street Historic District  

Populated Place


(1) Ava   (2) Bakers Crossroads   (3) Boskydell   (4) Bradley Historical   (5) Campbell Hill   (6) Carbondale   (7) Crain   (8) De Soto   (9) Dowell   (10) Elkville   (11) Eltham Historical   (12) Etherton   (13) Evergreen Terrace   (14) Gorham   (15) Grand Tower   (16) Grange Hall   (17) Grimsby   (18) Grubbs   (19) Hallidayboro   (20) Harrison   (21) Howardton   (22) Jacob   (23) Leanderville   (24) Makanda   (25) Matthews   (26) Matthews Junction   (27) Mount Carbon   (28) Murphysboro   (29) Neunert   (30) Oraville   (31) Pomona   (32) Poplar Ridge   (33) Raddle   (34) Sand Ridge   (35) Sato   (36) Shiloh Hill   (37) Southern Hills   (38) Stone Fort   (39) Texas Junction   (40) Vergennes   (41) Ward   (42) West Point  

Post Office


(1) Carbondale Post Office   (2) Murphysboro Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Crab Orchard Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Borgsmiller Lake   (2) Campus Lake   (3) Carbondale Reservoir   (4) Cedar Lake   (5) Chautauqua Lake   (6) Deer Lake   (7) Elkville Country Club Reservoir   (8) Elkville Reservoir   (9) Kinkaid Lake   (10) Lake Henry   (11) Lake Murphysboro   (12) Little Grassy Lake   (13) New Thompson Lake   (14) Pond 38   (15) Security Club Lake   (16) Spring Arbor Lake   (17) Thompson Lake  

Ridge


(1) Backbone Ridge   (2) Dutch Ridge   (3) Gum Ridge   (4) Sand Ridge   (5) Viney Ridge  

School


(1) Antioch School   (2) Bandy School Historical   (3) Big Lake School Historical   (4) Bottom School Historical   (5) Brehm Preparatory School   (6) Brewer School   (7) Brierpath School Historical   (8) Brooks School Historical   (9) Brown School   (10) Buckles School   (11) Buncombe School Historical   (12) Burroughs School Historical   (13) Carbondale Community High School Central Campus   (14) Carbondale Community High School East Campus   (15) Carruthers Elementary School   (16) Covered Bridge School Historical   (17) Cox Prairie School Historical   (18) Crain School Historical   (19) Crowell School Historical   (20) Davis School Historical   (21) De Soto Elementary School   (22) Douglas School   (23) Edwards School Historical   (24) Ellis Ridge School   (25) Elverado School   (26) Forest School Historical   (27) Franklin School Historical   (28) Giant City Elementary School   (29) Glendale School   (30) Halein School Historical   (31) Hastings School Historical   (32) Hayton School Historical   (33) Hickory Ridge School   (34) Highbank School Historical   (35) Hiller School   (36) Immanuel Lutheran School   (37) Jenkins School   (38) Jones School Historical   (39) Lakeland Elementary School   (40) Lancaster School Historical   (41) Landreth School   (42) Lewis Elementary School   (43) Lincoln Elementary School   (44) Lincoln Middle School   (45) Logan Elementary School   (46) Longfellow School   (47) Lutheran School Historical   (48) Macedonia School   (49) Mann School Historical   (50) Manning Prairie School Historical   (51) Mcelvain Elementary School   (52) Miller School Historical   (53) Mound Ridge School Historical   (54) Mount Summit School Historical   (55) Murphysboro Middle School   (56) Murphysboro Township High School Historical   (57) New Era School Historical   (58) New Hope School Historical   (59) North School Historical   (60) Oak Grove School Historical   (61) Oak School Historical   (62) Pendleman School Historical   (63) Pleasant Grove School   (64) Pleasant Hill School   (65) Pomona School Historical   (66) Pond School   (67) Progress School Historical   (68) Purdy School Historical   (69) Rock Hill School   (70) Rock Spring School Historical   (71) Saint Andrews School   (72) Saint Peters School   (73) School Number 122 Historical   (74) Sharon School   (75) Shawnee Elementary School-north   (76) Shoal Creek School   (77) Snyder School Historical   (78) Sodom School Historical   (79) Solomon School   (80) Southern Illinois University   (81) Springmore School   (82) Sugar Hill School Historical   (83) Swamp Hollow School Historical   (84) Talbot School Historical   (85) Thomas Elementary School   (86) Trico Senior High School   (87) Union School Historical   (88) Unity Point Elementary School   (89) University School   (90) Vergennes Elementary School   (91) Wagner School Historical   (92) Walbieser School Historical   (93) Walker School Historical   (94) Washington School   (95) Will School Historical   (96) Winkler Elementary School   (97) Winkler School   (98) Woodward School Historical   (99) Worthen School   (100) Zion School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bear Creek   (2) Beaucoup Creek   (3) Big Bayou   (4) Big Branch   (5) Branch Creek   (6) Brushy Bayou   (7) Camp Creek   (8) Caney Branch   (9) Caney Creek   (10) Cave Creek   (11) Cedar Creek   (12) Clay Lick Creek   (13) Crab Orchard Creek   (14) Drury Creek   (15) Galum Creek   (16) Glenn Creek   (17) Grannys Branch   (18) Grassy Creek   (19) Halfmile Creek   (20) Indian Creek   (21) Johnson Creek   (22) Jones Quarry Creek   (23) Kinkaid Creek   (24) Lewis Creek   (25) Little Crab Orchard Creek   (26) Little Grassy Creek   (27) Little Kinkaid Creek   (28) Little Muddy River   (29) Long Creek   (30) Lost Branch   (31) Mill Creek   (32) Mud Creek   (33) Piles Fork   (34) Piney Branch   (35) Pipestone Creek   (36) Pond Creek   (37) Poplar Camp Creek   (38) Prairie Creek Historical   (39) Rattlesnake Creek   (40) Reeds Creek   (41) Rocky Branch   (42) Shoal Creek   (43) Sixmile Creek   (44) Spring Creek   (45) Sugar Creek   (46) Sycamore Creek   (47) Topping Creek   (48) Town Creek   (49) Walkers Creek   (50) Wolf Creek   (51) Worthen Bayou   (52) Youngs Creek  

Summit


(1) Dutch Hill   (2) Grassy Knob   (3) Indian Hill   (4) Lookout Rocks   (5) Mount Carbon   (6) Sugar Hill   (7) Swallow Rock   (8) Walker Hill  

Tower


(1) Fountain Bluff Lookout Tower   (2) Hickory Ridge Lookout Tower   (3) Wcil-am Carbondale   (4) Wcil-fm Carbondale   (5) Wini-am Murphysboro   (6) Wsiu-fm Carbondale   (7) Wtao-fm Murphysboro   (8) Wxan-fm Ava  

Valley


(1) Austin Hollow   (2) Bolton Camp Hollow   (3) Cave Valley   (4) Cove Hollow   (5) Grand Canyon   (6) Happy Hollow   (7) Rock Hollow   (8) Rocky Hollow   (9) Talbott Hollow   (10) Trestle Hollow   (11) Wolfden Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Jackson County, Illinois

62901 (pop. 30,069) 62966 (pop. 20,166) 62924 (pop. 2,721)
62907 (pop. 2,122) 62958 (pop. 1,908) 62932 (pop. 1,715)
62994 (pop. 872) 62916 (pop. 759) 62942 (pop. 742)
62940 (pop. 432) 62927 (pop. 312) 62975 (pop. 240)
62950 (pop. 232)    


Counties Nearby Jackson County, Illinois

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Perry County, IL  (pop. 22,068) 19.8 Miles
Union County, IL  (pop. 18,078) 21.6 Miles
Franklin County, IL  (pop. 39,425) 24.2 Miles
Johnson County, IL  (pop. 13,653) 31.1 Miles
Randolph County, IL  (pop. 33,037) 33.9 Miles
Pulaski County, IL  (pop. 6,430) 40.8 Miles
Washington County, IL  (pop. 14,725) 41.4 Miles
Saline County, IL  (pop. 24,968) 42.3 Miles
Alexander County, IL  (pop. 8,254) 43.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Jackson County, Illinois

618



Elevation in Jackson County, Illinois is 381.0 ft. (116.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Jackson County, Illinois

Lat: 37.769401 N        Long: -89.314721 W



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