Buncombe, Illinois

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Buncombe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles SW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Johnson
Standard Zip Codes 62912
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.471
Longitude -88.976

Buncombe Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ANNA 2 NNE
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station CAIRO 3 N
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 50 to 69 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
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Buncombe Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 186 100%
Male 102 54.8%
Female 84 45.2%
Under 18 45 24.2%
18+ 141 75.8%
65+ 29 15.6%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 3.04
White 185 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Buncombe Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 209
Growth 23
Growth % 12.4%

Buncombe Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.6%
Irish 20.2%
German 11.6%
US/American 9.3%
European 7%
English 7%
French (except Basque) 7%
Welsh 4.7%
Italian 3.9%
Dutch 2.3%
Czechoslovakian 1.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Buncombe, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Elvira (62912)
Lick Creek (62912)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Buncombe 186 $33,472
Belknap 133 $31,250
Creal Springs 702 $29,583
Cypress 271 $37,813
Goreville 938 $42,563
Karnak 619 $33,833
Vienna 1,234 $31,250
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