Piatt County

Piatt County, Illinois

PO Box 558
Monticello, IL 61856
Phone: (217) 762-9487
Fax: (217) 762-7563

In central IL, west of Urbana, organized Jan 27, 1841 from De Wiltt and Macon counties. Name Origin: For either James A. Piatt, Sr. (1789-1838), an early settler, or Benjamin Piatt, attorney general of IL Territory (1810-13)

Area (sq mi):: 440.33 (land 440.02; water 0.31) Population per square mile: 37.90
Population 2005: 16,680 State rank: 69 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 5.30% Population 2000: 16,365 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.60
Income 2000: per capita $21,075; median household $45,752; Population below poverty level: 5.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,742-$29,878
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 23.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Register to attend the on-site webinar session at the Extension office by January 28 at go.illinois.edu/dmp or call Macon County Extension at (217) 877-6042 or Piatt County Extension at (217) 762-2191.
Deer were captured during 1980-1985 in Piatt County and 1990-1993 in DeKalb County.
(The News-Gazette, Rantoul Press, Piatt County Journal-Republican, WDWS-AM, WHMS-FM, et al.), John Reed has been named president and publisher; previously, he'd been executive vice president and chief financial officer for 6-1/2 years.
Our study area was the bottomland forest of Robert Allerton Park (RAP), located approximately 7 km southwest of the city of Monticello in Piatt County, Illinois, USA (40[degrees]N, 88[degrees]23'W, Brown and Peterson, 1983).
In addition to the Restricted Archery Zone requirements, public land hunters in Piatt County should note that the IDNR Piatt County Unit of Weldon Springs State Park will be closed to all archery deer hunting from October 1-15.
The 2,953-ha Piatt study area lies within Piatt County in east-central Illinois, which was nearly covered with tall grass prairie prior to settlement by Europeans.
The papers include the Rantoul Press, the Piatt County Journal-Republican of Monticello, the Gibson City Courier and a free-distribution paper circulated in Ford and northern Champaign counties.
Four study sites (Funk's Grove, Hart Woods, Piatt County Forest Preserve and Allerton Park) were located along the Sangamon River and included patches of riparian forest.
Brian Bastin, McLean County; Bill Boruff, Mercer County; Ron Mueller, Monroe County, Denise Kistner, Montgomery County; Nancy Etnyre, Ogle County; Daniel Keyt, Peoria County; Thomas Batts, Piatt County; Rhonda Downey, Putnam County; Charlene Stewart, Randolph County; Terry Fleming, Richland County; Pamela Berenger, Rock Island County; and Demara Albert, Sangamon County.
Two successional forest stands developed on pastureland abandoned during the 1930's at Allerton Park, Piatt County, Illinois USA were examined for patterns of tree species diversity and composition.
Dill, 58, of Evansville, Ind., was arrested July 2 by Illinois State Police on a Piatt County warrant for refusing to provide support.