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Thomson
Carroll County, Illinois

ZipCodes
61285

Motto
"The Melon Capitol of the World"



Page Contents for Thomson, Illinois

Statistics & Facts

Location

City Attractions

Government

Community events.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Thomson is approximately 550 2000, 590 2010.
The approximate number of families is 224 1990, 236 2010.
The amount of land area in Thomson is 1.954 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Thomson to Washington DC is 748 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 152 miles. (as the crow flies)
Thomson is positioned 41.95 degrees north of the equator and 90.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in Carroll County, York Township on Illinois Rt. 84, 45 miles north of Interstate 80 in northwestern Illinois along the Mississippi River.
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Attractions

Thomson, Illinois - official site!

Primarily an agricultural area, we are known for watermelons, earning the nickname, "THE MELON CAPITOL OF THE WORLD"
Thomson is also known for some of the finest duck hunting, deer hunting and turkey hunting in the state of Illinois. Fishing is great!! We have a wide variety of fish on the mighty Mississippi River. Huge Catfish, Walleye, Bass, Northern Pike, Bluegills and the list goes on and on. If you are planning on a quiet vacation or want to do some camping, come and see what Thomson has to offer.

Thomson Depot Museum

Recreation in the area
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Thomson City Government

Thomson, Illinois official site

Village of Thomson
Phone: 815-259-3905

Thomson Community Events

Community Events for Thomson.

Thomson Libraries

Thomson Library
1005 West Main
Thomson, IL 61285
Phone: 815-259-2480
Fax: 815-259-2480
Email: thomsonlib@internetni.com

Thomson Schools

Thomson Community High School Thomson

Miscellany

The population of Thomson was:
1990 - 538
2000 - 550

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