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Litchfield is a city in Montgomery County, Illinois, United States. The population was 6,939 at the 2010 census, and 6,588 in 2009 and 7,012 in 2015. It is located in south central Illinois, south of Springfield and northeast of Metro-East.HistoryIn 1853, the town was developed when the Terre Haute, Alton and St. Louis Railroad came through the area. It was named for E. B. Litchfield, a founder. Litchfield was incorporated on May 6, 1896.GeographyLitchfield is located at .According to the 2010 census, Litchfield has a total area of 6.825sqmi, of which 6.45sqmi is land and 0.375sqmi is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 6,815 people, 2,772 households, and 1,785 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,338.5 people per square mile (517.0/km²). There were 3,011 housing units at an average density of 591.4 per square mile (228.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.31% White, 0.37% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.
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Popular things to do in Litchfield

Specialty Museum
Litchfield Museum & Route 66 Welcome Center
Duration: 1h 30 min
Water Body
Lake Lou Yaeger
Duration: 2 hours
Flea Market
Litchfield Pickers Market
Duration: 4 hours

Side trips from Litchfield

Scenic Drive
Great Rivers Scenic Route Alton
Duration: 2 hours
World Largest Wind Chime Casey
Duration: 2 hours
Specialty Museum
World's Tallest Man Statue Alton
Duration: 2 hours
Religious Site
Cross at the Crossroads Effingham
Duration: 2 hours

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