Effingham County , Illinois

Effingham County: County in Georgia, United States

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


Effingham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,242 and a population density of 27 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 34,065 inhabitants. Its county seat is Springfield. The county was created 244 years ago in 1777.

Effingham County Courthouse  Springfield  GA  US image
Effingham County Courthouse Springfield GA US
Effingham County Courthouse  Springfield  GA  US image


Effingham County is located at 39°3'35"N 88°35'23"W (39.0597700, -88.5898600). It has 6 neighbors: Bryan County, Bulloch County, Chatham County, Screven County, Jasper County and Hampton County.

Effingham County map

The largest city of Effingham County is Effingham with a population of 12,601. Other cities include, Altamont population 2,350, Teutopolis population 1,677, Beecher City population 451 and Edgewood population 427. See all Effingham County cities & populated places.


Effingham County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. more

Effingham County Quick Facts

Population : 34,065 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Effingham County
Area : 1250 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Thomas Howard, 3rd Earl of Effingham
Altitude : 571 feet / 174 meters
Capital : Springfield
Establishment : February 02, 1777
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:19:49 (26th October 2021)
Density : 27 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.52% (2010-2020)
Weather : 65℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Effingham County has 6 neighbours.

  • Springfield


According to census records, the population of Effingham County decreased by 0.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 34,242 - census
2011 34,270 0.08% estimation process
2012 34,273 0.01% estimation process
2013 34,217 -0.16% estimation process
2014 34,122 -0.28% estimation process
2015 34,202 0.23% estimation process
2016 34,170 -0.09% estimation process
2017 34,123 -0.14% estimation process
2018 34,181 0.17% estimation process
2019 34,008 -0.51% estimation process
2020 34,065 0.17% estimation process

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People born in Effingham County (3)

People born in Effingham County, including Confederate States Army brigadier general Claudius C. Wilson, Georgia militia Brigadier General; Member of the Georgia House of Representatives George Paul Harrison, Sr., politician Jon G. Burns, you can see a list of people who born in Effingham County.

Other places with the same name (2)

Effingham County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Effingham 12,601 City in Illinois
Altamont 2,350 City in Effingham County, Illinois, United States
Teutopolis 1,677 City in Illinois, United States of America
Watson 732 Village in Illinois, USA
Dieterich 593 Village in the United States
Moccasin 465 Township in Effingham County, Illinois
Beecher City 451 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Edgewood 427 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Holland 411 Township in Shelby County, Illinois
Montrose 195 Town in Illinois, United States
Shumway 192 Village in Effingham County, Illinois

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