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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.


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Median household income
Local
$31,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Griggsville demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Western Illinois Fair - June 20-24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Griggsville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Nauvoo State Park, Ray Norbut Fish and Wildlife Area
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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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

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Median rent in Griggsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $258.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.


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Libraries in Griggsville include Griggsville Public Library ... View libraries

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Pike County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Griggsville political report.

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The average commute time for Griggsville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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