Brown County, Illinois

Brown County: County in Illinois, United States

About

Brown County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,937 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 6,546 inhabitants. Its county seat is Mount Sterling. The county was created 183 years ago in 1839.

Quick Facts about Brown County

Population : 6,546 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County, Brown County
Area : 796 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Jacob Brown
Capital : Mount Sterling
Establishment : February 02, 1839
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:41:15 (10th August 2022)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.97% (2010-2020)
Brown County locator map
Location of Brown County on Illinois map.
Brown County Courthouse  Mount Sterling image
Brown County Courthouse Mount Sterling
Brown County Courthouse  Mount Sterling image

Geography

Brown County is located at 39°57'43"N 90°45'1"W (39.9618100, -90.7503400). It has 5 neighbors: Adams County, Cass County, Morgan County, Pike County and Schuyler County.

Brown County map

The largest city of Brown County is Ripley with a population of 82. . See all Brown County cities & populated places.

Brown County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Brown County.

City Name Population Title
La Grange 15,292 Village in Cook County, Illinois, United States of America
Mount Sterling 2,495 Township in Brown County, Illinois
Versailles 453 Village in Brown County, Illinois, United States
Cooperstown 295 Township in Brown County, Illinois
Buckhorn 92 Township in Brown County, Illinois
Ripley 82 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Brown County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Brown County decreased by 5.97% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,937 - census
2011 6,882 -0.8% estimation process
2012 6,890 0.12% estimation process
2013 6,864 -0.38% estimation process
2014 6,832 -0.47% estimation process
2015 6,753 -1.17% estimation process
2016 6,637 -1.75% estimation process
2017 6,609 -0.42% estimation process
2018 6,563 -0.7% estimation process
2019 6,578 0.23% estimation process
2020 6,546 -0.49% estimation process

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People born in Brown County (1)

American pioneer Ezra Hamilton was born in Brown County

Other places with the same name (9)

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