Collinsville, Illinois

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Collinsville is a city located mainly in Madison County, and partially in St. Clair County, both in Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 24,707. Collinsville is approximately 12 miles from St. Louis, Missouri[1] and is considered part of that city's Metro-East area.[2] Famously, it is the home of the world's largest ketchup bottle, a former water tower, and is the world's horseradish capital [1].



Collinsville is located at 38°40′28″N 89°59′43″W / 38.67444°N 89.99528°W / 38.67444; -89.99528 (38.674398, -89.995402).[3] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.6 square miles (35.2 km²), of which, 13.6 square miles (35.2 km²) of it is land and 0.07% is water. Collinsville is approximately 12 miles due east of Saint Louis, MO.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 24,707 people, 10,458 households, and 6,672 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,817.4 people per square mile (701.9/km²). There were 11,025 housing units at an average density of 811.0/sq mi (313.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.48% White, 5.85% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.19% Hispanic (according to the two-question "short form" of the 22nd federal census, 2000).

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