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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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Soil Survey of Macoupin County, Illinois. United States Department of Agriculture 341 pp.
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Vascular plant species encountered at the Denby Prairie Nature Preserve, Macoupin County, Illinois are listed alphabetical by family under the major plant groups.
Vascular flora of a glacial drift hill prairie of anthropogenic origin, Macoupin County, Illinois. Erigenia 26:26-32.
Soil survey of Macoupin County, Illinois. United States Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, in cooperation with the Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station, Champaign, Illinois.
Vascular plants of glacial drift prairies in Macoupin County, Illinois. Castanea.