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Channahon is a village in Will County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles Will and Grundy counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The village name is believed to derive from a Potawatomi term for "meeting of the waters."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Channahon. For links to other places called Channahon, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Channahon is 41.429N. The longitude is -88.228W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 528 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,065.
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23% of Channahon residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Channahon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Channahon was $22,867, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Channahon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Channahon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $663. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,418.
Libraries in Channahon include Three Rivers Public Library ... View libraries
Will County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Channahon political report.
The average commute time for Channahon workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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