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The population of Galena is approximately 3,647 (1990), 3429 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,732 (1990), 1632 (2010).

The amount of land area in Galena is 7.81 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.001 sq kilometers.
The distance from Galena to Washington DC is 775 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 186 miles. (as the crow flies)
Galena is positioned 42.42 degrees north of the equator and 90.42 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Galena location: in the northwest corner of Illinois

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The weather in Galena is seasonal.
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History & History Related Items

Galena history:

Click here for the Civil War trail.
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Galena attractions:
Galena, Illinois was once the largest city in the state (and for years larger even than Chicago). Galena is the second largest tourist attraction in the State

The Galena Historical Society and Museum
211 S. Bench St.
Galena, IL 61036
Phone: (815) 777-9129
Fax: (815) 777-9131

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