About This Place
Yates City is a village in Knox County, Illinois, United States. The population was 725 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Yates City is located at 40°46′41″N 90°0′55″W / 40.77806°N 90.01528°W / 40.77806; -90.01528 (40.778143, -90.015280).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.