About New Douglas, Illinois
Coordinates: 38°58?12?N 89°40?3?W? / ?38.97°N 89.6675°W? / 38.97; -89.6675New Douglas is a village in Madison County, Illinois, United States. The population was 319 at the 2010 census. It is a community that was centered around the local coal mines and farming in the early 1900s. When need for coal dropped in the 1950s the town fell back on its farming roots, mostly of corn and soybeans. The current mayor is George H. Grindstaff, Jr.