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Village of Jerome 2901 Leonard Street Springfield IL 62704 (217) 546-2203 Fax: (217) 546-7240
Jerome is located in Woodside Township in Sangamon County, Illinois. It was established and became an independent municipality in 1939.
Jerome is located on the southwest side of Springfield and shares a common boundary with Springfield on the east, west and north sides. Also, on the north side, Jerome shares a boundary with the Village of Leland Grove. The 2010 census reported a population 1,656 with 884 housing units.
There is a short history of Jerome was written in 1989 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jerome’s incorporation.