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Tower Hill is a township in Shelby County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Tower Hill. For links to other places called Tower Hill, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Tower Hill is 39.39N. The longitude is -88.968W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,150.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Tower Hill demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shelby 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 62571 ZIP code.
24% of Tower Hill residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Tower Hill ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Tower Hill was $15,043, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Tower Hill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Tower Hill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $269. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $610.
Shelby County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Tower Hill political report.
The average commute time for Tower Hill workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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