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Greenup is a village in Cumberland County, in the Charleston-Mattoon metro area.
The community was named after William C. Greenup, first clerk of the Illinois Territorial Legislature
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Greenup. For links to other places called Greenup, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Greenup is 39.247N. The longitude is -88.163W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,506.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greenup 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 62428 ZIP code.
26% of Greenup residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greenup ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greenup was $18,179, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Greenup residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Greenup include Greenup Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Greenup, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $272. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $590.
Libraries in Greenup include Greenup Twp Public Library ... View libraries
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greenup political report.
The average commute time for Greenup workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Greenup include Budget Host Inn Greenup.
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