Edwards County, Illinois

Edwards County: County in Texas, United States


Edwards County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,721 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 6,356 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rocksprings. The county was created 140 years ago in 1882.

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

Quick Facts about Edwards County

Population : 6,356 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Edwards County, Edwards County
Area : 5491 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.09%
Land as percent of area : 99.91%
Named for : Haden Harrison Edwards
Altitude : 433 feet / 132 meters
Capital : Rocksprings
Establishment : January 01, 1883
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 03:32:45 (11th December 2023)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.74% (2010-2020)
Weather : 24℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
Edwards county tx courthouse image
Edwards county tx courthouse
Edwards county tx courthouse image


Edwards County is located at 38°24'60"N 88°3'12"W (38.4165300, -88.0532700). It has 7 neighbors: Kerr County, Kimble County, Real County, Uvalde County, Kinney County, Sutton County and Val Verde County.

Edwards County map

The largest city of Edwards County is Marion with a population of 17,417. Other cities include, Albion population 1,889, Bennington population 1,476 and Bone Gap population 232. See all Edwards County cities & populated places.

Edwards County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Edwards County.

City Name Population Title
Marion 17,417 City in and the county seat of Williamson County, Illinois, United States
Albion 1,889 City in and county seat of Edwards County, Illinois
Bennington 1,476 Unincorporated community in Illinois
West Salem 844 Village in the United States
Bone Gap 232 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Browns 128 Village in Edwards County, Illinois, United States


Edwards County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. more

Edwards County has 7 neighbours.

  • Rocksprings


According to census records, the population of Edwards County decreased by 5.74% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,721 - census
2011 6,669 -0.78% estimation process
2012 6,721 0.77% estimation process
2013 6,687 -0.51% estimation process
2014 6,628 -0.89% estimation process
2015 6,511 -1.8% estimation process
2016 6,536 0.38% estimation process
2017 6,448 -1.36% estimation process
2018 6,387 -0.96% estimation process
2019 6,395 0.13% estimation process
2020 6,356 -0.61% estimation process

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