Iroquois County

Iroquois County, Illinois

1001 E Grant St
Watseka, IL 60970
Phone: (815) 432-6960
Fax: (815) 432-3894
fordiroq.prairienet.org/iroquois.htm

On the east-central border of IL, south of Kankakee; organized Feb 26, 1833 from Vermilion County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe, a French transliteration of the Algonquian name 'real adders.'

Area (sq mi):: 1118.03 (land 1116.43; water 1.60) Population per square mile: 27.50
Population 2005: 30,677 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.10%; 1990-2000 1.80% Population 2000: 31,334 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.10%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 39.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,435; median household $38,071; Population below poverty level: 8.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,547-$24,407
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Beginning December 11, 2012, they will be available to customers throughout the ComEd territory which includes Chicago and borders Iroquois County to the south (roughly Interstate 80), the Wisconsin border to the north, the Iowa border to the west and the Indiana border to the east.
The project, the first wind farm in Iroquois County, Ill.
EC&R expects to employ approximately 200 people during construction and establish 8 to 10 permanent positions in Iroquois County.
There were 4,000 outages in Tazewell County, 2,900 outages in Woodford County and 1,778 outages in Iroquois County.
The Phase I construction covers 61 turbines in Kankakee County and 42 in Iroquois County, is expected to begin this year.
1983) described composition and structure of savanna communities of the Iroquois County Conservation Area, and Johnson and Ebinger (1992, 1995) studied effects of fire on vegetation of the savanna at Hooper Branch Nature Preserve, Iroquois County, Illinois.
On 26 August 2003, the Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department (FIPHD) in east Illinois was notified of a cluster of five ill workers with fevers and respiratory symptoms at a bridge reconstruction site in Iroquois County.
Daily journalism captured Gowler's heart in her first job out of college as a reporter for the Iroquois County Daily Times in Watseka, Illinois, her home state.
Came down from Chebanse, from the Illinois Central in Iroquois County, to the Chicago & Eastern Illinois line's division at Villa Grove in one of the Twenties boomlets, the last precipitous edges of the great devolvment
GE (NYSE: GE) will supply 300 megawatts of its latest wind turbine technology including operation and maintenance services for the Settlers Trail Wind Farm in Iroquois County, Illinois, and the Pioneer Trail Wind Farm in Iroquois and Ford Counties in Illinois.
Adjacent tracts of 90 acres and 65 acres, mostly tillable, along CR 1850 East and C 1900 East in Iroquois County.
The new cell site in Iroquois County is part of Verizon Wireless' continuous effort to expand coverage, increase capacity and enhance the quality of its wireless voice and data network in Illinois and across the country.