LaSalle County

LaSalle County, Illinois

707 E Etna Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: (815) 434-8205
Fax: (815) 434-8319

In north-central IL southwest of Chicago; organized Jan 15, 1831 from Putnam and Vermilion counties. Name Origin: For Robert Cavelier (1643-87), Sieur de La Salle, French adventurer and explorer who claimed the land west of the Mississippi River for France

Area (sq mi):: 1148.04 (land 1134.92; water 13.12) Population per square mile: 99.20
Population 2005: 112,604 State rank: 16 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 4.30% Population 2000: 111,509 (White 91.90%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 5.20%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $19,185; median household $40,308; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,622-$25,493
Unemployment (2004): 7.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ottawa County seat (18,684)
  • Streator (13,995)

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    LaSalle County sheriffs officials say the fire was in the main lodge and pool area at the resort in Utica, about 90 miles southwest of Chicago.
    Exelon Generations LaSalle County Generating Station is supporting local non-profit organizations this holiday season with $40,000 in donations.
    Judge rejects LaSalle County suit against TxDOT on shale oil road fund, Austin American-Statesman
    Ottawa Savings, originally chartered in 1871, is a community bank serving Ottawa, Illinois and LaSalle County through its main office in Ottawa, Illinois.
    The 84-mile western leg of the Double Eagle system is connected into four central gathering facilities and is moving condensate from Gardendale near Cotulla in LaSalle County through the Three Rivers truck unloading and storage facility in Live Oak County to Magellan's Corpus Christi terminal.
    KM P), announced that they have entered into a long-term agreement with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) to transport Eagle Ford Shale production from Gardendale, TX, in LaSalle County, to the Houston Ship Channel via the KMCC Pipeline.
    2 Jamison Brown was in only his third season hunting whitetails when he shot this LaSalle County, Illinois, buck on opening day of the 2012 firearms season.
    Illinois Fiber Resources Group (iFiber) is a collaboration of representatives from NIU, LaSalle County, North Central Illinois Council of governments, the city of Rockford, Boone County and Blackhawk Hills Regional Council.
    The JV will be made of a pipeline system going from Gardendale in LaSalle county to Three Rivers in Live Oak county and then to Corpus Christi connecting with a new segment from Three Rivers to Enterprise's Lyssy station in Wilson county.
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    The Ellis' were able to provide the Illinois Historical Society with copies of the LaSalle County Biographical and Genealogical Record showing evidence that the Ellis family has continuously owned-and-operated the hardware business in Seneca, Ill.
    From Famine Ireland to Immigrant America, Mary Lee Dunn uses a wide variety of primary sources such as documents, census reports, letters, genealogies, newspapers, and many books and articles to inform readers of how and why tenant farmers in Ballykilcline Townland, Kilglass Parish, Ballintobber Barony, County Roscommon left Ireland and settled in many parts of New England, other East Coast communities, and the Midwest, namely LaSalle County, Illinois; Clayton County, Iowa; and Minnesota near the Twin Cities.