Urbana, Illinois

Urbana (/ɜːrˈbænə/ ur-BAN) is a city in and the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois, United States.[2] As of the 2020 census, Urbana had a population of 38,336. As of the 2010 United States Census, Urbana is the 38th-most populous municipality in Illinois. It is included in the Champaign–Urbana metropolitan area.

Urbana, Illinois
A snowy day in Carle Park west of Urbana High School. On the right is Lincoln the Lawyer, a statue of Abraham Lincoln by Lorado Taft.
Interactive Map of Urbana
Urbana, Illinois
Urbana, Illinois
Coordinates: 40°06′35″N 88°12′15″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyChampaign
Founded1833
Government
  MayorDiane Wolfe Marlin (D)
Area
  City11.90 sq mi (30.83 km2)
  Land11.83 sq mi (30.64 km2)
  Water0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)
Elevation
728 ft (222 m)
Population
 (2020)
  City38,336
  Density3,240.57/sq mi (1,251.15/km2)
  Metro
222,538
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Postal code
61801, 61802, and 61803 (PO BOX Only)
Area codes217, 447
FIPS code17-77005
Websiteurbanaillinois.us

Urbana is notable for sharing the campus of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with its twin city of Champaign.


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