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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Hello, we are the new American Poolplayers Association League Operators for Kankakee Valley APA; which covers all of Kankakee and Iroquois County. We recently took over the franchise on May 21st, 2019.
(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.
These cell sites reportedly improve voice and data coverage in and around parts of Thomasboro in Champaign county; Chicago, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Lincolnwood, Western Springs and Wheeling in Cook county; Aurora, Downers Grove and Wheaton in DuPage county; Beaverville in Iroquois county; Elburn and Elgin in Kane county and Herscher and Kankakee in Kankakee county.
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. Onsets of illness for the five workers were 16-22 August.
(All three papers belong to Knight Ridder.) 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
McCracken, who works throughout the Kankakee County and Northern Iroquois County areas and has a thorough knowledge of the local real estate market, is hosting the drive from July 15 to August 15.
Iroquois County sheriff's officials said Monday they are assisting in the investigation, but that their reports are not complete.