Litchfield by the Numbers

While Litchfield is more than just numbers, we know that statistics can be valuable when looking for a place to reside or set up a business. 

Regional Area

Destination Distance From Litchfield, IL
St. Louis, MO 56 miles
Indianapolis, IN 211 miles
Chicago, IL 245 miles
Kansas City, MO 296 miles
Kansas City, KS 299 miles
Cincinnati, OH 317 miles
Milwaukee, WI 329 miles
Nashville, TN 331 miles

City Incorporation

The City of Litchfield was incorporated in 1853.


  • City - 7,000
  • County - 30,000
  • 30-Mile Radius - More than 150,000
  • 60-Mile Radius - More than 2,500,000


The City of Litchfield is in South Central Illinois, less than 1 hour from Springfield, IL and St. Louis, MO.

Major Highways

Litchfield has direct access to Interstate 55 and Illinois Route 16. There are 2 alignments of the Route 66 National Scenic Bi-way that run through Litchfield.


  • 1400-acre recreational lake with a nature preserve
  • Community college
  • Full-service hospital with patient clinic and oncology center
  • Municipal airport