Profile for Elwin, Illinois, IL
Send us your Elwin photos:
Elwin is in Macon County, in the Decatur metro area.
The community was named after two founders, Elwood and Martin
The latitude of Elwin is 39.778N. The longitude is -88.98W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.
Former and merged names include:
· Mount Gilead
· South Wheatland
Listed places near Elwin
Click on a group to see the items on the map
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map.
You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search
the displayed pins by using the above search field.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elwin travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Macon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Decatur area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather.
Note: The ePodunk database includes many places that are no longer populated communities. These may include rural crossroads, hamlets, ghost towns or settlements that have been absorbed by nearby cities or towns.
(Also see local map
Ancestry & family history
Post a query on a message board:
Records & databases:
Disability access & rights
Fairs, festivals & other events
Macon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elwin political report.
Browse list of Illinois community profiles
EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS
More info about Elwin:
Send us your corrections and additions
News about Elwin
Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.
Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!