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Encyclopedia > Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Jo Daviess County is a county located in the state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population is 22,289. Its county seat is Galena, Illinois6. The name of the County is pronounced as in "Davis". Image File history File links Jo_Daviess_County_Illinois. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Official language(s) English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Downtown Galena Galena is a city located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,602 km² (619 mi²). 1,557 km² (601 mi²) of it is land and 46 km² (18 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.85% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


History

Jo Daviess County was formed in 1827 out of Henry and Putnam Counties. It is named for Maj. Joseph Hamilton Daveiss, United States District Attorney for Kentucky, who was killed in 1811 at the Battle of Tippecanoe. Maj. Daveiss name is universally misspelled. The local pronounciation, as in "Davis", is probably an echo of the correct pronounciation and spelling. Henry County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Major Joseph Hamilton Daviess commanded the Dragoons of the Indiana Militia at the Battle of Tippecanoe. ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ... State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Senators Mitch McConnell (R) Jim Bunning (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Battle of Tippecanoe was a decisive victory by United States forces led by then-Governor of the Indiana Territory William Henry Harrison over the forces of Tecumsehs growing American Indian confederation. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 22,289 people, 9,218 households, and 6,286 families residing in the county. The population density is 14/km² (37/mi²). There are 12,003 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (20/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.66% White, 0.20% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. 1.53% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 9,218 households out of which 27.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.20% are married couples living together, 6.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.80% are non-families. 27.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.92. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 23.20% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 25.30% from 25 to 44, 26.80% from 45 to 64, and 17.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 100.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $40,411, and the median income for a family is $48,335. Males have a median income of $32,231 versus $22,096 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,497. 6.70% of the population and 4.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 7.60% of those under the age of 18 and 7.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Apple River is a village located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... East Dubuque is a city located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... Elizabeth is a village located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... Downtown Galena Galena is a city located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... Hanover is a village located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... Menominee is a village located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... Nora is a village located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... Scales Mound is a village located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... Stockton is a village located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... Warren is a village located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ...

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Founded Incorporated 1819   County Sangamon County Mayor Timothy Davlin Area  - Total  - Water 156. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Champaign-Urbana Metropolitan Area, also known as Chambana, is a region in east central Illinois. ... Chicagoland. ... Egypt is the southern area of the state of Illinois in the United States of America. ... -1... The American Bottom is a flood plain of the Mississippi River in southwestern Illinois, extending from Alton, Illinois, to the Kaskaskia River. ... List of cities in Illinois, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Alton is a city located in Madison County, Illinois. ... Auroras Logo Aurora is a city located in Kane, DuPage, Will and Kendall counties in Illinois. ... Belleville is a city located in St. ... Incorporated City in 1902. ... Bloomington is a city located in McLean County, Illinois. ... Incorporated City in 1970. ... Calumet City is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. ... A view of Champaign from above ( see wider view). ... ... Crystal Lake is a city located in southeastern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois. ... The Decatur Transfer House in the background with a newly completed fountain in the foreground. ... DeKalb is a city located in DeKalb County, Illinois. ... Incorporated City in 1874. ... Incorporated City in 1854. ... Elmhurst is a city located in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Incorporated City in 1872. ... Joliet is a city located in both Will and Kendall County, Illinois and is a suburb southwest of Chicago. ... Kankakee is a city located in Kankakee County, Illinois. ... Moline is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois. ... Naperville is a city located in DuPage County, Illinois and Will County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 128,358; a special census in 2003 estimated the population at 135,858. ... Park Ridge is a suburb of Chicago located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Peoria is the largest city on the Illinois River and the county seat of Peoria CountyGR6, Illinois. ... Quincy, known as the Gem City, is a city located in Adams County, Illinois. ... Rockford is a city located in Winnebago County, Illinois, USA. Often referred to as The Forest City, Rockford has 150,115 residents, while the metro area has 320,204 residents (2000 Census). ... Rock Island is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois. ... Founded Incorporated 1819   County Sangamon County Mayor Timothy Davlin Area  - Total  - Water 156. ... St. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Wheaton is the county seat of affluent DuPage County, Illinois, located about 25 miles west of Chicago and Lake Michigan. ... 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List of 102 counties in the U.S. state of Illinois: Adams County Alexander County Bond County Boone County Brown County Bureau County Calhoun County Carroll County Cass County Champaign County Christian County Clark County Clay County Clinton County Coles County Cook County Crawford County Cumberland County DeKalb County De... Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Alexander County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Bond County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Boone County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Bureau County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Calhoun County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed 1833 Seat Urbana Area  - Total  - Water 2,584 km² (998 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Christian County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1950. ... Clinton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois, and determined by the U.S. Census Bureau to include the mean center of U.S. population in 1960. ... Coles County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Crawford County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed 1836 Seat Sycamore Area  - Total  - Water 1,645 km² (634 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... DeWitt County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... DuPage County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Founded 1823 County Seat Paris Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water 1,617 km² (624 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) = 0. ... Edwards County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Effingham County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Fayette County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Ford County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Fulton County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Gallatin County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Grundy County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Hardin County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Henderson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Iroquois County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Jasper County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Johnson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed January 16, 1836 Seat Geneva Area  - Total  - Water 1,357 km² (524 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Kankakee County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Kendall County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... La Salle County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Livingston County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Logan County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Macon County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Macoupin County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Marshall County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Mason County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Massac County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... McDonough County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... McHenry County is located in the state of Illinois. ... McLean County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Menard County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Morgan County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Moultrie County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Ogle County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Peoria County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Piatt County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Pope County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Pulaski County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Randolph County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Richland County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Rock Island County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Saline County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed 1821 Seat Springfield Area  - Total  - Water 2,271 km² (877 mi²) 23 km² (9 mi²) 1. ... Schuyler County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Shelby County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... St. ... Stark County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Stephenson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Tazewell County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Vermilion County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Wabash County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... White County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Whiteside County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Will County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. ... Williamson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Winnebago County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Woodford County is a county located in the state of Illinois, USA. As of 2000, the population is 35,469. ...


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Jo Daviess County, Illinois - definition of Jo Daviess County, Illinois in Encyclopedia (378 words)
Jo Daviess County is a county located in the state of Illinois.
In the county the population is spread out with 23.20% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 25.30% from 25 to 44, 26.80% from 45 to 64, and 17.90% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $40,411, and the median income for a family is $48,335.
magoo.com: John and Peter McGough—Two Brothers in Jo Daviess County, Illinois (12857 words)
Gilberts is a town on the border of Rutland and Dundee townships in Kane County, Illinois.
Eugene A. Mc Gough was born in 1867 in Delavan, Tazewell county, Illinois.
Wabash county is in southeastern Illinois, to the southeast of Richland county, and on the eastern boundary of Illinois.
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