Iroquois County

Iroquois County, Illinois

1001 E Grant St
Watseka, IL 60970
Phone: (815) 432-6960
Fax: (815) 432-3894

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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Samantha Hasselbring, of Cissna Park in Iroquois County, was crowned the winner and will reign over the Illinois State Fair in Springfield and the Du Quoin State Fair later this summer.
Notes: A tract of land in the County Clerk~s Subdivision of the North Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 20, Township 26 North, Range 12 West of the Second Principal Meridian, in Iroquois County, Illinois, described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest corner of Lot 8 of the County Clerk~s Subdivision of the North Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 20, Township 26 North, Range 12 West of the Second Principal Meridian, Iroquois County, Illinois, as recorded in Plat Book E, page 94 of the Iroquois County Records thence Northerly on the West line of said Lot 8 extended 140.
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.
Misidentifications were corrected for collections from the Iroquois River in Iroquois County (CUMV 8149: 1 of 2 is Hybopsis amnis, 1 of 2 is Notropis atherinoides), an unnamed tributary to the Iroquois River in Iroquois County (CUMV 8143: 1 of 6 is Notropis texanus, 5 of 6 are Hybopsis amnis), Piscasaw Creek in McHenry County (FMNH 43342: 1 of 1 is Notropis nubilus), and Potawatomi Gravel Pit in Cook County (FMNH 61759: 1 of 195 is Notropis heterodon).
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.
The meeting will be held at the Iroquois County Highway Department Office at 1747 North State Route in Watseka, Illinois.
Cissna Park in Iroquois County reported the largest winter snowfall total of 15.
The Phase I construction covers 61 turbines in Kankakee County and 42 in Iroquois County, is expected to begin this year.