Fayette County , Illinois

Fayette County: County in Illinois, United States

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

About

Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,140 and a population density of 12 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 21,264 inhabitants. Its county seat is Vandalia. The county was created 200 years ago in 1820.

Fayette County Courthouse  Vandalia image
Fayette County Courthouse Vandalia
Fayette County Courthouse  Vandalia image

Geography

Fayette County is located at 39°0'1"N 89°1'27"W (39.0001900, -89.0241400). It has 6 neighbors: Bond County, Clay County, Clinton County, Marion County, Montgomery County and Shelby County.

Fayette County map

The largest city of Fayette County is Avena with a population of 1,924. Other cities include, Saint Elmo population 1,367, Brownstown population 733, Farina population 495 and Saint Peter population 338. See all Fayette County cities & populated places.

Weather

Fayette County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more

Fayette County Quick Facts

Population : 21,264 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County, Fayette County
Area : 1879 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.2%
Land as percent of area : 98.8%
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Capital : Vandalia
Establishment : January 01, 1821
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:24:56 (27th October 2021)
Density : 11 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.12% (2010-2020)
Weather : 67℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Fayette County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fayette County decreased by 4.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,140 - census
2011 22,378 1.06% estimation process
2012 22,163 -0.97% estimation process
2013 22,195 0.14% estimation process
2014 22,076 -0.54% estimation process
2015 22,036 -0.18% estimation process
2016 21,570 -2.16% estimation process
2017 21,514 -0.26% estimation process
2018 21,368 -0.68% estimation process
2019 21,336 -0.15% estimation process
2020 21,264 -0.34% estimation process

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People born in Fayette County (1)

American politician William H. Rowe was born in Fayette County

Other places with the same name (11)

Fayette County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Vandalia 6,662 Township in Fayette County, Illinois
Avena 1,924 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Saint Elmo 1,367 City in Illinois
Ramsey 1,003 Village in Illinois, United States
La Clede 881 Township in Fayette County, Illinois
Brownstown 733 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Sefton 567 Township in Fayette County, Illinois
Pittsburg 549 Village in Illinois
Farina 495 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Wilberton 489 Township in Fayette County, Illinois
Shafter 478 Township in Fayette County, Illinois
Saint Peter 338 Human settlement in Fayette County, Illinois, United States of America
Bingham 77 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

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