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Griggsville is a city in Pike County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Griggsville. For links to other places called Griggsville, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Griggsville is 39.708N. The longitude is -90.724W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,215.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Griggsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pike 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 62340 ZIP code.
28% of Griggsville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Griggsville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Griggsville was $14,578, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Griggsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Griggsville include Griggsville Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Griggsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $258. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.
Libraries in Griggsville include Griggsville Public Library ... View libraries
Pike County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Griggsville political report.
The average commute time for Griggsville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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