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Pana

Christian County,

Illinois

Zip Code

The City of Roses


The Illinois state capital is Springfield.


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Zip Codes

62557

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Pana is approximately 5,614 (2000), 5847 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,532 (2000), 2536 (2010).

The amount of land area in Pana is 6.34 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Pana is 2.67 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pana to Washington DC is 685 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 42 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pana is positioned 39.38 degrees north of the equator and 89.07 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Pana elevation is 700 feet above sea level.
Pana per capita income is $14,897 (2000).
Pana median income is $31,100 (2005).

The Pana median home price is $50,200 (2005).

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Location

Pana location: in the center of Illinois, 33 miles south of Decatur and about 95 miles from St Louis, Missouri. Other nearby communities include Oconee, Tower Hill, Assumption, Ohlman, Owaneco, Herrick, Wenonah and Nokomis.

Here is a map of Pana

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History & History Related Items

Pana history:

Pana was first known as Stone Coal Precinct when it began on 5 June 1845. The name was changed to Pana Township on 2 September 1856. Finally in 1857, the village of Pana was incorporated. The name for the town came from the Pawnee Native American tribe.

Here is a page of history information for Pana with lots of pictures.

Why the City of Roses?
Because of a weather and geographical anomaly, Pana is a city in the U.S that has no hail storms, making it perfect for greenhouses. Many major florists and growers set up shop here. At one time, there were 109 greenhouses in Pana. The term, City of Roses, was coined by local newsmen, the Jordan Brothers.
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Pana Tri-county Fairgrounds

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