About This Place
Southern View is a village in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,695 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Springfield, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Southern View is located at 39°45′23″N 89°39′1″W / 39.75639°N 89.65028°W / 39.75639; -89.65028 (39.756260, -89.650370).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.