Macoupin County

Macoupin County, Illinois

PO Box 107
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: (217) 854-3214
Fax: (217) 854-7347

In west-central IL, southwest of Springfield, organized Jan 17, 1829 from Madison and Greene counties. Name Origin: From an Algonquian Indian word probably meaning 'white potato.'

Area (sq mi):: 867.61 (land 863.57; water 4.04) Population per square mile: 56.90
Population 2005: 49,111 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 49,019 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,298; median household $36,190; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,997-$25,490
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 27.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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It was later held in Effingham, Hillsboro, Litchfield, and perhaps another site before settling in the home area where the Kates ancestors, John and Sybilla Spears Kates, came from New Jersey about 1850 to make their home in southern Macoupin County. During the last reunion the weekend of July 19, we determined that reunions have been held at the same hotel which has changed names at least three times since at least 1986.
This paper analyzes the pre-settlement forest-prairie transition east of the Illinois River ranging from the heavily forested western portions of Greene and Jersey Counties to the upland prairies of Macoupin County in the east (Fig.
Otwell in 1900 as an attempt to improve attendance at farmers' institutes in Macoupin County, Illinois (Reck, 1951; True, 1929).
20, 2010 Location: Macoupin County, Illinois "I was not expecting him to just drop right there," Kaleb said.
In that case, Greene County resident William Dawdy, Jr., filed a negligence complaint in Madison County Circuit Court against the Union Pacific railroad Company and its employee Rodney Riederer following a motor vehicle accident in Macoupin County. (29)
* Best News Photo: The Macoupin County Enquirer (Carlinville), Marvin Eades.
It's pretty much the same case a few miles away in Macoupin County. Jailers there say they want to protect the privacy of prisoners, and the local state's attorney, astonishingly, backs them up in a phone call.
Denby Prairie Nature Preserve is located in central Macoupin County about 3 km southwest of Carlinville between a railroad and the Shipman Blacktop (NE1/4 NE1/4 NE1/4 S12 T9N R8W; N39.24201, W89.92601; elevation 223m).
Buzick has prior felony convictions, including a meth delivery conviction out of Montgomery County and a meth possession conviction out of Macoupin County.