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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She is believed to be in the Piatt County or Champaign areas.
Deer were captured during 1980-1985 in Piatt County and 1990-1993 in DeKalb County.
Average winter temperatures in Piatt County ranged from +5.
The News-Gazette, Rantoul Press, Piatt County Journal-Republican, WDWS-AM, WHMS-FM, et al.
Peak browsing coincided with the period in Piatt County when >60% of total crops were harvested (Fig.
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.
and red foxes have been seen near the Piatt County Forest Preserve (J.
Gene worked in maintenance at the Piatt County Nursing Home for 17 years.
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.
Livia Dodd of Henry County earned the first place in the junior showmanship division, followed by Hannah Close of Rock Island County, second; Thalia Jimenez of Knox County, third; Faith Bailey of Piatt County, fourth; and Lacie Hamiel of McHenry County, fifth.