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Atlanta is a township in Logan County, in the Lincoln metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Atlanta. For links to other places called Atlanta, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Atlanta is 40.248N. The longitude is -89.209W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 719 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,888.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Atlanta demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Logan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61754 ZIP code.
35% of Atlanta residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Atlanta ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Atlanta was $19,982, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Atlanta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Atlanta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $797.
Logan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Atlanta political report.
The average commute time for Atlanta workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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