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Nauvoo is a city in Hancock County.
The community name derives from Hebrew for "beautiful place." Later settled by communal group called the Icarians.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Nauvoo. For links to other places called Nauvoo, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Nauvoo is 40.55N. The longitude is -91.384W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 650 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,165.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Nauvoo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock 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 62354 ZIP code.
35% of Nauvoo residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Nauvoo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Nauvoo was $18,150, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Nauvoo 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 Nauvoo include Nauvoo Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Nauvoo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $236. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $787.
Libraries in Nauvoo include Nauvoo Public Library ... View libraries
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Nauvoo political report.
The average commute time for Nauvoo workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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