The village of Alvin was founded in 1872 at the intersection of the Chicago & Eastern Illinois and the Havana, Rantoul and Eastern railroads. It had a population of 316 as of the 2000 census. Alvin is a bedroom community to Danville.
Alvin is located approximately 120 miles south of Chicago, 35 miles east of Champaign-Urbana (home to the University of Illinois), and 90 miles west of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Alvin Real Estate Statistics
Danville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Alvin Illinois Wikipedia Page
Vermilion Advantage (Chamber of Commerce)
Alvin Illinois City Data
Alvin Illinois Statistics
Vermilion County Reference and Yearbook