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The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Sherrard is approximately 697 (1990), 640 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 280 (1990), 269 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sherrard is 1.085 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sherrard to Washington DC is 758 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 115 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sherrard is positioned 41.31 degrees north of the equator and 90.50 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in northwestern Illinois
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History & History Related Items

Sherrard has a coal mining background. In its heyday, the village had a fairly large population, but once the coal played out, most people moved away. The village was incorporated in 1896.
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Sherrard City Government

Sherrard Village Hall
517 3rd St.
Sherrard, Illinois
Phone: 309-593-2415

The Village board meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7 pm.

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