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Encyclopedia > Pope County, Illinois
Pope County, Illinois
Map
Map of Illinois highlighting Pope County
Location in the state of Illinois
Statistics
Formed 1816
Seat Golconda
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

970 km² (375 mi²)
961 km² (371 mi²)
10 km² (4 mi²), 1.01%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

4,413
4/km² 

Pope County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population is 4,413. Its county seat is Golconda, Illinois6. Image File history File links Map_of_Illinois_highlighting_Pope_County. ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Golconda is a city located in Pope County, Illinois. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 0 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Golconda is a city located in Pope 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. ...


The county was organized in 1816 from portions of Gallatin County and Johnson County and named after Nathaniel Pope, a Secretary of the Illinois Territory. Gallatin County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Johnson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Nathaniel Pope (January 5, 1784–January 22, 1850) was a politician and jurist from the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Categories: Stub | Illinois history | U.S. historical regions and territories ...

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Geography

The entire county is hilly and during rainy weather rivulets cascade down the hills in the park forming waterfalls of varying sizes and heights. The county contains Dixon Springs State Park, one of many state parks in the Illinois Shawnee Hills, and is part of the Shawnee National Forest. It is bordered to the south and east by the Ohio River, which marks the state's border with Kentucky. Tower Fall in Yellowstone National Park A waterfall is usually a geological formation resulting from water, often in the form of a stream, flowing over an erosion-resistant rock formation that forms a sudden break in elevation. ... Dixon Springs State Park is one of several state parks in the Illinois Shawnee Hills. ... The Shawnee Hills is a region of Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois. ... The Shawnee National Forest, located in the Ozark and Shawnee hills of Southern Illinois, consists of approximately 270,000 acres of federally managed lands. ... The Ohio River is the largest tributary by volume of the Mississippi River. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Area  Ranked 37th  - Total 40,444 sq mi (104,749 km²)  - Width 140 miles (225 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 1. ...


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 970 km² (375 mi²). 961 km² (371 mi²) of it is land and 10 km² (4 mi²) of it (1.01%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent Counties

Saline County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Hardin County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Livingston County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Massac County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Johnson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Williamson County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 4,413 people, 1,769 households, and 1,220 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (12/mi²). There were 2,351 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 93.29% White, 3.76% Black or African American, 0.79% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 1.43% from two or more races. 0.91% 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 1,769 households out of which 27.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.80% were married couples living together, 7.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.00% were non-families. 27.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.84. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 21.50% under the age of 18, 10.20% from 18 to 24, 23.80% from 25 to 44, 26.70% from 45 to 64, and 17.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $30,048, and the median income for a family was $37,860. Males had a median income of $33,717 versus $20,074 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,440. About 9.80% of families and 18.20% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.40% of those under age 18 and 8.40% of those age 65 or over. 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

Eddyville is a village located in Pope County, Illinois. ... Golconda is a city located in Pope County, Illinois. ...

History

First permanent settlement in 1798 at the modern-day site of Golconda, operating as a ferry point across the Ohio River. Pope County was formed in 1816 from portions of Gallatin & Johnson Counties. Golconda is a city located in Pope County, Illinois. ... The Ohio River is the largest tributary by volume of the Mississippi River. ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


See also

The Shawnee National Forest, located in the Ozark and Shawnee hills of Southern Illinois, consists of approximately 270,000 acres of federally managed lands. ... Dixon Springs State Park is one of several state parks in the Illinois Shawnee Hills. ... The Ohio River is the largest tributary by volume of the Mississippi River. ...

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Pope County, Illinois - definition of Pope County, Illinois in Encyclopedia (392 words)
Pope County is a county located in the state of Illinois.
The county was organized in 1816 from portions of Gallatin County and Johnson County and named after Nathaniel Pope, a Secretary of the Illinois Territory.
In the county the population is spread out with 21.50% under the age of 18, 10.20% from 18 to 24, 23.80% from 25 to 44, 26.70% from 45 to 64, and 17.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
Cook County, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (963 words)
The county seat is Chicago, the principal city of its metropolitan area, Chicagoland; Chicago makes up about 54% of the population of the county, the rest being provided by various suburbs, and Cook county itself makes up 43.3% of the state population as of 2000.
It was the 54th county established in Illinois and was named after Daniel Pope Cook, one of the earliest and youngest statesmen in Illinois history who served as the first U.S. representative from Illinois and the first Attorney General of the State of Illinois.
In the county the population is spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 9.90% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
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