Illinois is littered with small towns across its farmland. 

My uncle lived in one of those small towns for a while. Troxel, Illinois. I think it might actually be a township, I'm not sure if that's cheating or not but Google Maps knows where it is and it (kind of) has a sign, so I'm counting it as a town.  I spent the night there a couple of times and realized the other day that I might have slept in one of the smallest towns in the whole state.

Before we take a look at population let's get a feel on where this is in the state.

Hey Google, show me Troxel Illinois:

Troxel 4


Troxel 3


Troxel 2

Enhance one more time

Troxel 1

It's basically one street that has a couple of houses on it.

I texted my uncle to ask him what he thought the population was. It got specific:

Dave text

Considering Dave was once the unofficial mayor of Troxel, I'm going to trust his guess.

So my number is sitting at 15 people. Have you slept somewhere smaller?

31 Photos Proving There's No Illinois Town More Beautiful Than Galena

LOOK: Here are the best small towns to live in across America

More From 96.7 The Eagle