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Encyclopedia > Logan County, Illinois

Logan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population is 31,183. Its county seat is Lincoln, Illinois6. Image File history File links Logan_County_Illinois. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Lincoln is a town located in Logan County, Illinois. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia 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 1,603 km² (619 mi²). 1,601 km² (618 mi²) of it is land and 2 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.14% 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 an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


History

Established in 1839, Logan County was named after physician and State Representative John Logan, father of Union General John Alexander Logan [1]. The Illinois House of Representatives convenes at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. ... Map of the division of the states during the Civil War. ... John Alexander Logan (February 8, 1826 – December 26, 1886), American soldier and political leader, was born in what is now Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 31,183 people, 11,113 households, and 7,579 families residing in the county. The population density was 19/km² (50/mi²). There were 11,872 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.69% White, 6.56% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. 1.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City 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 encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 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 were 11,113 households out of which 31.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.30% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.80% were non-families. 27.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.94. A marriage is a committed relationship between or among individuals, recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 11.60% from 18 to 24, 29.70% from 25 to 44, 21.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $39,389, and the median income for a family was $48,655. Males had a median income of $33,015 versus $23,461 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,953. 8.10% of the population and 6.20% of families were below the poverty line. 10.50% of those under the age of 18 and 7.60% of those 65 and older were 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. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line 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

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Topics History | Government | Economy | Culture
Capital Springfield
Regions Champaign-Urbana | Chicagoland | Driftless Zone | Fox Valley | Little Egypt | Metro-East | American Bottom | Quad Cities
Major cities Alton | Aurora | Belleville | Berwyn | Bloomington | Burbank | Calumet City | Champaign | Chicago | Crystal Lake | Decatur | DeKalb | Des Plaines | Elgin | Elmhurst | Evanston | Joliet | Kankakee | Moline | Naperville | Park Ridge | Peoria | Quincy | Rockford | Rock Island | Springfield | St. Charles | Urbana | Wheaton | Waukegan
Largest Towns and Villages

Addison | Arlington Heights | Bartlett | Bolingbrook | Buffalo Grove | Carol Stream | Carpentersville | Cicero | Downers Grove | Elk Grove Village | Glenview | Hoffman Estates | Lombard | Mount Prospect | Normal | Oak Lawn | Oak Park | Oswego | Orland Park | Palatine | Schaumburg | Skokie | Tinley Park Atlanta is a city located in Logan County, Illinois. ... Categories: | ... Broadwell is a village located in Logan County, Illinois. ... Categories: | ... Categories: | ... The village of Chestnuts claim to fame is that it is the geographic center of Illinois. ... Categories: | ... Elkhart is a village located in Logan County, Illinois. ... Emden is a village located in Logan County, Illinois. ... Hartsburg is a village located in Logan County, Illinois. ... Categories: | ... Latham is a village located in Logan County, Illinois. ... Lincoln is a town located in Logan County, Illinois. ... Middletown is a village located in Logan County, Illinois. ... Mount Pulaski is a city located in Logan County, Illinois. ... New Holland is a village located in Logan County, Illinois. ... San Jose is a village located in Logan County, Illinois. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Illinois. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq. ... // Pre-Columbian Cahokia, the urban center of the pre-Columbian Mississippian culture, was located near present-day Collinsville, Illinois. ... The culture of the State of Illinois varies highly based on location within the state. ... This is a list of United States state capitals: Trivia - Jefferson City (Missouri) has the longest name of the U.S. state capitals - Only two of the U.S. state capitals are named for their state: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Indianapolis, Indiana retard See also List of current and former... Map Political Statistics Founded 1819 County Sangamon County Mayor Timothy Davlin Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - 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. ... The Driftless Area is an area of about 20,000 square miles in southwestern Wisconsin and northeastern Iowa which was by-passed by the continental glaciers. ... A region in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin along the Fox River. ... Egypt is the southern area of the state of Illinois in the United States of America. ... Metro-East is a region in Illinois that comprises the eastern suburbs St. ... The American Bottom is a flood plain of the Mississippi River in southwestern Illinois, extending from Alton, Illinois, to the Kaskaskia River. ... The I-74 Bridge, connecting Bettendorf, Iowa and Moline, Illinois is located near the geographic center of the Quad Cities. ... 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). ... Nickname The Windy City Motto Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water  - Urban  - Metro 606. ... 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. ... only hoes live in elgin == [[Image: == [[[[[[[[[Image:Example. ... 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. ... The John Deere Pavilion in Moline, Illinois. ... Website: http://www. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Peoria is the largest city on the Illinois River and the county seat of Peoria CountyGR6, Illinois, in the United States. ... U.S. 24 over the Mississippi River. ... Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, USA. Traditionally referred to as The Forest City, Rockford is classified as a mid-sized city as it 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. ... Map Political Statistics Founded 1819 County Sangamon County Mayor Timothy Davlin Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 156. ... St. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Wheaton is the county seat of DuPage County, Illinois, located about 25 miles west of Chicago and Lake Michigan. ... Waukegan is a city located in Lake County, Illinois, of which it is the county seat. ... List of towns and villages in Illinois, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Addison is a village located in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1836. ... Incorporated Village in 1891. ... Bolingbrook is a village located in Will County, Illinois and DuPage County, Illinois. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Carol Streams third and newest logo was adopted in 1996. ... View of Carpentersville from the cemetery, 1898 Carpentersville is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Town in 1869. ... Downers Grove, Illinois Downers Grove is a suburb located 19 miles west of Chicago, Illinois in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1956. ... Incorporated Village in 1899. ... Hoffman Estates is a village located primarily in Cook County and a small section in Kane County, Illinois. ... Lombard The Lilac Village, is a village located in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Mount Prospect, part of Elk Grove Township, is a village located in Cook County, Illinois about 22 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, Illinois. ... Normal is an incorporated town located in McLean County, Illinois. ... Oak Lawn is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Wrights home in Oak Park, Illinois Lake Theater and shops along Lake Street. ... Oswego is a village located in Kendall County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1892. ... Palatine is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Schaumburg is a village located in Cook County and DuPage County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1888. ... Type Village Incorporated 1892 State Illinois County Cook County Township Bremen Government Council-manager Mayor Edward Zabrocki Population (2000) 48,401 (up 30. ...

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Village Profile Presents Lincoln - Logan, Illinois (1592 words)
The city and county also share what may be the longest remaining segment of historic Route 66, the nation's Main Street during the golden age of the automobile when Americans explored America in the family car.
Logan County Airport, on the edge of Lincoln, is used as a base for private and small corporate aircraft.
Logan County is served by two railroads, Union Pacific with one line and Illinois Central, with two intersecting lines.
Logan County, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (390 words)
Established in 1839, Logan County was named after physician and State Representative John Logan, father of Union General John Alexander Logan [1].
In the county the population was spread out with 21.90% under the age of 18, 11.60% from 18 to 24, 29.70% from 25 to 44, 21.80% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $39,389, and the median income for a family was $48,655.
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