Hamilton County , Illinois

Hamilton County: County in Illinois, United States

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

About

Hamilton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,457 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 8,084 inhabitants. Its county seat is McLeansboro. The county was created 200 years ago in 1820.

Hamilton County Courthouse IL 2019 image
Hamilton County Courthouse IL 2019
Hamilton County Courthouse IL 2019 image

Geography

Hamilton County is located at 38°4'54"N 88°32'21"W (38.0815700, -88.5391100). It has 6 neighbors: Franklin County, Gallatin County, Jefferson County, Saline County, Wayne County and White County.

Hamilton County map

The largest city of Hamilton County is McLeansboro with a population of 2,730. Other cities include and Dale population 1,205. See all Hamilton County cities & populated places.

Hamilton County Quick Facts

Population : 8,084 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Hamilton County, Hamilton County, Hamilton County, Hamilton County, Hamilton County, Hamilton County, Hamilton County, Hamilton County, Hamilton County
Area : 1129 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Alexander Hamilton
Capital : McLeansboro
Establishment : January 01, 1821
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, UTC−06:00
Local time : 04:47:47 (25th September 2021)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.61% (2010-2020)

Hamilton County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Hamilton County decreased by 4.61% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,457 - census
2011 8,425 -0.38% estimation process
2012 8,388 -0.44% estimation process
2013 8,348 -0.48% estimation process
2014 8,314 -0.41% estimation process
2015 8,248 -0.8% estimation process
2016 8,186 -0.76% estimation process
2017 8,181 -0.06% estimation process
2018 8,148 -0.41% estimation process
2019 8,116 -0.39% estimation process
2020 8,084 -0.4% estimation process

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People born in Hamilton County (1)

American linguist and cryptanalyst Alva B. Lasswell was born in Hamilton County

Other places with the same name (10)

Hamilton County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
McLeansboro 2,730 City in Illinois
Dale 1,205 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Dahlgren 656 Township in Hamilton County, Illinois
Broughton 198 Village in Hamilton County, Illinois
Flint 76 Township in Pike County, Illinois
Macedonia 64 Village in Hamilton and Franklin counties in the U.
Belle Prairie City 50 Town of the United States

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