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Encyclopedia > List of counties in Illinois

Listed are the 102 counties of the state of Illinois. Current county seats are shown in parentheses. Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 340 km 629 km 4. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ...

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Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... U.S. 24 over the Mississippi River. ... Alexander County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Entering Cairo, Illinois. ... Bond County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Greenville is a city located in Bond County, Illinois. ... Boone County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... See also: Belvedere Belvidere is a city located in Boone County, Illinois. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Mount Sterling is a city located in Brown County, Illinois. ... Bureau County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Princeton is a city located in Bureau County, Illinois. ... Calhoun County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Hardin is a village located in Calhoun County, Illinois. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Mount Carroll is a city located in Carroll County, Illinois. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Virginia is a city located in Cass County, Illinois. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed 1833 Seat Urbana Area  - Total  - Water 2,584 km² (998 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Christian County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Taylorville is a city located in Christian County, Illinois. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Marshall is a city located in Clark County, 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. ... Louisville is a village located in Clay County, Illinois. ... 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. ... Carlyle is a city located in Clinton County, Illinois. ... Coles County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Charleston is the county seat of Coles County, IllinoisGR6. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Official website: http://egov. ... Crawford County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Robinson is a city located in Crawford County, Illinois. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Toledo is a village located in Cumberland County, Illinois. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed 1836 Seat Sycamore Area  - Total  - Water 1,645 km² (634 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Sycamore is a city located in DeKalb County, Illinois. ... DeWitt County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Clinton is a city located in DeWitt County, Illinois. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Tuscola is a city located in Douglas County, Illinois. ... DuPage County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... This page may meet Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Founded 1823 County Seat Paris Area  â€¢ Total  â€¢ Water 1,617 km² (624 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) = 0. ... Paris is a city located in Edgar County, Illinois. ... Edwards County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Albion is a city located in Edwards County, Illinois. ... Effingham County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Effingham is a city located in Effingham County, Illinois. ... Fayette County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Vandalia is a city located in Fayette County, Illinois. ... Ford County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Paxton is a city located in Ford County, Illinois. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Benton is a city located in Franklin County, Illinois. ... Fulton County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Lewistown is a city located in Fulton County, Illinois. ... Gallatin County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Shawneetown is a city located in Gallatin County, Illinois. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Carrollton is a city located in Greene County, Illinois. ... Grundy County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Morris is a city located in Grundy County, Illinois. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... McLeansboro is a city located in Hamilton County, Illinois. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Carthage is a city located in Hancock County, Illinois. ... Hardin County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Elizabethtown is a village located in Hardin County, Illinois. ... Henderson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Oquawka is a village located in Henderson County, Illinois. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Cambridge is a village located in Henry County, Illinois. ... Iroquois County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Watseka is a city located in Iroquois County, Illinois, named for Watseka. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Murphysboro is a city located in Jackson County, Illinois. ... Jasper County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Newton is a city located in Jasper County, Illinois. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Mount Vernon is a city located in Jefferson County, Illinois. ... Jersey County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Jerseyville is a city located in Jersey County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,984. ... Jo Daviess County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Downtown Galena Galena is a city located in Jo Daviess County, Illinois. ... Johnson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Vienna is a city located in Johnson County, 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. ... Geneva is a city located in Kane County, Illinois. ... Kankakee County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Kankakee is a city located in Kankakee County, Illinois. ... Kendall County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Yorkville is a city located in Kendall County, Illinois. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Galesburg is a city located in Knox County, Illinois. ... La Salle County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Ottawa is known for several major reasons. ... Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Waukegan is a city located in Lake County, Illinois, of which it is the county seat. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Lawrenceville is a city located in Lawrence County, Illinois. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Dixon is a city located in Lee County, Illinois, USA. It is the county seat of Lee CountyGR6. ... Livingston County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Pontiac is a city located in Livingston County, Illinois. ... Logan County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Lincoln is a town located in Logan County, Illinois. ... Macon County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... The Decatur Transfer House in the background with a newly completed fountain in the foreground. ... Macoupin County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Carlinville is a city located in Macoupin County, Illinois. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Edwardsville is a city located in Madison County, Illinois. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Salem is a city located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Marshall County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Lacon is a city located in Marshall County, Illinois. ... Mason County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Havana is a city located in Mason County, Illinois. ... Massac County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Statue of Superman in the town square The sign outside the Superman Museum Metropolis is a city located in Massac County, Illinois, along the Ohio River. ... McDonough County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Macomb is a city located in McDonough County, Illinois. ... McHenry County is located in the state of Illinois. ... Woodstock is a city located in McHenry County, Illinois. ... McLean County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Bloomington is a city located in McLean County, Illinois. ... Menard County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Petersburg is a city located in Menard County, Illinois. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Aledo is a city located in Mercer County, Illinois. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Waterloo is a city located in Monroe County, Illinois. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Hillsboro is a city located in Montgomery County, Illinois. ... Morgan County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Jacksonville is a city located in Morgan County, Illinois. ... Moultrie County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Sullivan is a city located in Moultrie County, Illinois. ... Ogle County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Oregon is a city located in Ogle County, Illinois. ... Peoria County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Peoria is the largest city on the Illinois River and the county seat of Peoria CountyGR6, Illinois. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Pinckneyville is a city located in Perry County, Illinois. ... Piatt County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Monticello is a city located in Piatt County, Illinois. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Pittsfield is a city located in Pike County, Illinois. ... Pope County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Golconda is a city located in Pope County, Illinois. ... Pulaski County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Mound City is a city located in Pulaski County, Illinois. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Hennepin is a village located in Putnam County, Illinois. ... Randolph County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Chester is a city located in Randolph County, Illinois. ... Richland County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Olney is a city located in Richland County, Illinois. ... Rock Island County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Rock Island is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois. ... Saline County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Harrisburg is a city located in Saline County, Illinois. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed 1821 Seat Springfield Area  - Total  - Water 2,271 km² (877 mi²) 23 km² (9 mi²) 1. ... Founded Incorporated 1819   County Sangamon County Mayor Timothy Davlin Area  - Total  - Water 156. ... Schuyler County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Rushville is a city located in Schuyler County, Illinois. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Winchester is a city located in Scott County, Illinois. ... Shelby County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Shelbyville is a city located in Shelby County, Illinois. ... St. ... Belleville is a city located in St. ... Stark County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Toulon is a city located in Stark County, Illinois. ... Stephenson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Freeport is a city located in Stephenson County, Illinois. ... Tazewell County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Pekin is a city (formerly Peking) located in Tazewell County, Illinois. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Jonesboro is a city located in Union County, Illinois. ... Vermilion County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Danville is a city located in Vermilion County, Illinois. ... Wabash County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Mount Carmel is the county seat of Wabash County, Illinois. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Monmouth is the county seat of Warren County, Illinois and home of Monmouth College. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Nashville is a city located in Washington County, Illinois. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Fairfield is a city located in Wayne County, Illinois. ... White County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Carmi is a city located in White County, Illinois. ... Whiteside County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Morrison is a city located in Whiteside County, Illinois. ... Will County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. ... Joliet is a city located in both Will and Kendall County, Illinois and is a suburb southwest of Chicago. ... Williamson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Marion is a city located in Williamson County, Illinois. ... Winnebago County is a county located in the state of 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). ... Woodford County is a county located in the state of Illinois, USA. As of 2000, the population is 35,469. ... Eureka is a city located in Woodford County, Illinois. ...

Defunct counties

Christian County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ...

See also

Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 340 km 629 km 4. ... List of cities in Illinois, arranged in alphabetical order. ...

External links and sources

  • Census 2000 Gazetteer
  • Illinois Association of County Board Members and Commissioners
  • Illinois City/County Managament Association
  • National Association of Counties

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