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Opdyke is an unincorporated community in the southeastern part of Jefferson County, Illinois, United States. Opdyke was laid out in 1871, following construction of the St. Louis & Southeastern Railroad. The nearby, earlier town of Lynchburg was largely abandoned and moved to Opdyke. A part of the railroad investment in this area was funded by a mortgage of $4,525,000 by Calhoun & Opdyke of New York. The town is named for Opdyke. It is possible that the name of the village is all that they got out of the investment. The original surveys of Illinois, made around 1800, show the Goshen Road passing through what is now the center of Opdyke in a north/south direction. The road was about a quarter mile east of the north/south section road that now forms the western boundary of the village. Few... (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Jefferson County1,327 Population (as of 2000)
Illinois State1,102 Population (current)
27.3 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$68,700 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$38,854 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
9 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$39,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
12 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$194,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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