Galena, Illinois

county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois.[4] 3,429 people lived here at the 2010 census.

Galena, Illinois
The City of Galena
Downtown Galena, Illinois
Downtown Galena, Illinois
Flag of Galena, Illinois
Etymology: Named for The lead sulfide ore galena
Location of Galena in Jo Daviess County, Illinois.
Location of Galena in Jo Daviess County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 42°25′N 90°26′W / 42.417°N 90.433°W / 42.417; -90.433Coordinates: 42°25′N 90°26′W / 42.417°N 90.433°W / 42.417; -90.433
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyJo Daviess
TownshipEast Galena, West Galena, and Rawlins
Settled1690s (French)
Founded1826
Incorporated1835[1]
Chartered1841
Government
 • TypeGalena City Hall
 • MayorTerrence Renner
 • City Council
  • Charles Fach – Ward I
  • Todd Lincoln – Ward II
  • Jerry Kieffer – Ward III
  • Emily Painter – Ward IV
  • Laverne Greene – At Large
  • Pam Bernstein – At Large
Area
 • Total4.49 sq mi (11.62 km2)
 • Land4.48 sq mi (11.60 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation633 ft (193 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,429
 • Estimate 
(2019)
3,158
 • Density704.75/sq mi (272.13/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (North American Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
61036
Area code(s)815
FIPS code17-28300
Wikimedia CommonsGalena, Illinois
Websitehttp://www.cityofgalena.org/

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kett 1817, pp. 458–461.
  2. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 14, 2020.
  3. "USGS detail on Newtown". Retrieved October 21, 2007.
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.