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Cottonwood is a township in Cumberland County, in the Charleston-Mattoon metro area.
The latitude of Cottonwood is 39.346N. The longitude is -88.252W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 508.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cottonwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland 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 62440 ZIP code.
29% of Cottonwood residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cottonwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cottonwood was $14,859, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Cottonwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cottonwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $259. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $946.
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cottonwood political report.
The average commute time for Cottonwood workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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