Edgar County , Illinois

Edgar County: County in Illinois, United States

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

About

Edgar County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,576 and a population density of 11 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Paris. The county was created 198 years ago in 1823.

Edgar County Courthouse from southwest at dusk image
Edgar County Courthouse from southwest at dusk
Edgar County Courthouse from southwest at dusk image

Geography

Edgar County is located at 39°40'43"N 87°44'44"W (39.6785300, -87.7455700). It has 6 neighbors: Clark County, Coles County, Douglas County, Vigo County, Champaign County and Vermilion County.

Edgar County map

The largest city of Edgar County is Chrisman with a population of 1,234. Other cities include, Paris population 883, Edgar population 443, Brocton population 288 and Vermilion population 200. See all Edgar County cities & populated places.

Weather

Edgar County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. more

Edgar County Quick Facts

Population : 16,858 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Area : 1617 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : John Edgar
Altitude : 705 feet / 215 meters
Capital : Paris
Establishment : January 01, 1823
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:30:24 (16th September 2021)
Density : 10 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.19% (2010-2020)
Weather : 84℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Edgar County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Edgar County decreased by 10.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,576 - census
2011 18,391 -1.01% estimation process
2012 18,158 -1.28% estimation process
2013 17,941 -1.21% estimation process
2014 17,807 -0.75% estimation process
2015 17,603 -1.16% estimation process
2016 17,519 -0.48% estimation process
2017 17,390 -0.74% estimation process
2018 17,360 -0.17% estimation process
2019 17,161 -1.16% estimation process
2020 16,858 -1.8% estimation process

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People born in Edgar County (6)

People born in Edgar County, including athletics competitor Basil Bennett, educator and Catholic leader from the USA Anastasie Brown, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Carlos Carnes Ogden, Sr., you can see a list of people who born in Edgar County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Edgar County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Chrisman 1,234 City in Edgar County, Illinois, United States
Paris 883 City in Illinois
Patton 785 Township of Illinois
Elbridge 730 Township in Edgar County, Illinois
Edgar 443 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Hume 391 Village in Illinois, United States
Brocton 288 Human settlement in Edgar County, Illinois, United States of America
Harris 238 Township in Fulton County, Illinois
Vermilion 200 Human settlement in Edgar County, Illinois, United States of America
Kansas 194 Village in Illinois
Isabel 179 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Metcalf 168 Human settlement in Edgar County, Illinois, United States of America
Redmon 157 Human settlement in Edgar County, Illinois, United States of America

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