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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.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Jerome’s incorporation in 1989, a short history
of Jerome was written for the Jerome Bulletin.