McDonough County

McDonough County, Illinois

1 Courthouse Sq
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 833-2474
Fax: (309) 836-3368

In west-central IL southwest of Peoria; organized Jan 25, 1826 from Schuyler County. Name Origin: For Capt. Thomas McDonough (1783-1825), naval officer in the war against Barbary pirates near Tripoli and in the War of 1812

Area (sq mi):: 590.02 (land 589.27; water 0.75) Population per square mile: 54.20
Population 2005: 31,966 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 -6.60% Population 2000: 32,913 (White 92.00%; Black or African American 3.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.50%; Asian 2.00%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 29.00
Income 2000: per capita $15,890; median household $32,141; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,780-$21,066
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 15.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Macomb County seat (18,782)

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    para]]The McDonough County land sold to two bidders -- a local operator and an investor -- in an event that drew a crowd of approximately 100 people.
    The defendants mocked and ridiculed the plaintiff, a person completely unknown to themselves in public forums where their activity would be widely disseminated," stated in Binion's charges made at the Macomb County Circuit Court in McDonough County, Illinois, United States.
    Rd 900N Bridge, McDonough County on 16 July 1997 (INHS 21612).
    Rd 1700N Bridge, McDonough County on 31 July 1990 (Baumgardner 1995).
    McDonough County, Illinois, is in the western part of the state with a population of approximately 40,000 and includes Macomb, a university town of 20,000 residents plus 12,000 college students.
    In early 1994, Macomb formed a Crime and Quality of Life Advisory Committee, changing the name in 1996 to Community Quality of Life Committee and expanding the purview to include all of McDonough County.
    The more than 670 American flags, each representing a McDonough County veteran, line the city of Macomb's sidewalks and park.
    The upward trend was dramatized this summer when Schrader sold a property in McDonough County, Ill.
    This transaction will also allow MidAmerica National Bank to focus its resources on Community Banking in Fulton and McDonough County.
    as President and Director of the Shaw Creek Golf Club, as President of the Bushnell Public Library District Board of Trustees, as Director of the Macomb Area Economic Development Corporation, on the McDonough County Welfare Services Committee, and as Secretary and Director of the Bushnell Economic Development Corporation.
    The suit was filed in the Circuit court of McDonough County, Illinois on August 6, 2004.
    In a separate transaction, Liberty also acquired the McDonough County Shopper in McDonough County and the Fulton County Shopper in Fulton County.

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