About This Place
Mahomet ( /məhɒmɨt/) is a village in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. The population was 7,258 at the 2010 census. Mahomet is located approximately ten miles west of Champaign at the junction of Interstate 74 and IL 47.
Mahomet is located at 40°11′33″N 88°24′8″W / 40.1925°N 88.40222°W / 40.1925; -88.40222 (40.192384, -88.402115).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has an area of 17.7 km² land and none of it is covered by water, although satellite photos shows lakes and Sangamon River.