Brown County , Illinois

Brown County: County in Illinois, United States

Brown County locator map
Location of Brown County on Illinois map.

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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 6,578 inhabitants. Its county seat is Mount Sterling. The county was created 182 years ago in 1839.

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 Courthouse  Mount Sterling image
Brown County Courthouse Mount Sterling

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

Brown County Courthouse  Mount Sterling image

Brown County map

Brown County Quick Facts

Population : 6,578 (2019)
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 : 09:21:46 (30th July 2021)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -5.46% (2010-2019)

Brown County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Brown County decreased by 5.46% in 9 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

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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 (8)

Brown County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
La Grange 15,322 Village in Cook County, Illinois, United States of America
Mount Sterling 1,909 Township in Brown County, Illinois
Versailles 458 Village in Brown County, Illinois, United States
Cooperstown 297 Township in Brown County, Illinois
Buckhorn 92 Township in Brown County, Illinois
Ripley 82 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

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