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Lake Petersburg, Illinois
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Illinois
County Menard
Area
 • Total 2.038 sq mi (5.28 km2)
 • Land 1.763 sq mi (4.57 km2)
 • Water 0.275 sq mi (0.71 km2)
Elevation 597 ft (182 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 719
 • Density 352.8/sq mi (136.22/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) Area code 217/217
GNIS feature ID 2629895

Lake Petersburg is a census-designated place in Menard County, Illinois, United States. Its population was 719 as of the 2010 census. The unincorporated community centers on a small reservoir, which is used extensively by residents for recreation.


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