Farmersville, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Country United States
State Illinois
County Montgomery
Elevation 639 ft (195 m)
Coordinates 39°26′32″N 89°39′3″W / 39.44222°N 89.65083°W / 39.44222; -89.65083Coordinates: 39°26′32″N 89°39′3″W / 39.44222°N 89.65083°W / 39.44222; -89.65083
Area 0.91 sq mi (2 km2)
 - land 0.90 sq mi (2 km2)
 - water 0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Density 777.7 / sq mi (300 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62533
Area code 217
Location of Farmersville within Illinois
Location of Farmersville within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Farmersville, Illinois

Farmersville is a village in Montgomery County, Illinois, United States. The population was 768 at the 2000 census.


Farmersville is located at 39°26′32″N 89°39′3″W / 39.44222°N 89.65083°W / 39.44222; -89.65083 (39.442093, -89.650766).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 0.91 square miles (2.4 km2), of which 0.90 square miles (2.3 km2) (or 98.90%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 1.10%) is water.[2]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 768 people, 313 households, and 210 families residing in the village. The population density was 777.7 people per square mile (299.5/km²). There were 350 housing units at an average density of 354.4 per square mile (136.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.18% White, 0.39% Native American, 1.30% Asian, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 313 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 86.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,893, and the median income for a family was $41,417. Males had a median income of $35,263 versus $21,328 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,606. About 5.5% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.1% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.


Farmersville is located off Interstate 55 at Exit 72.

Local Events[edit]

Irish Days[edit]

Farmersville currently has festival days entitled "Irish Days" which takes place the second full weekend of June beginning on Thursday and ending Saturday night. [4]

Education System[edit]

Farmersville is one of four main communities that make up the Panhandle School District (also known as Panhandle CUSD #2). The district's junior and senior high schools are located in the same building in Raymond, which is located approximately ten miles southeast of Farmersville in Montgomery County. Farmersville itself is served by Farmersville Grade School (K through 5th Grade).

Notable people[edit]

  • Daniel Curzon, author, was raised as Daniel Brown in Farmersville, was born at the hospital in nearby Litchfield and left with his parents in 1941 to live in Detroit.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Farmersville hosts annual Irish Days Festival". State Journal Register. Retrieved 2014-04-24. 

External links[edit]