Hancock County , Illinois

Hancock County: County in Illinois, United States

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

About

Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 19,104 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 17,708 inhabitants. Its county seat is Carthage. The county was created 196 years ago in 1824.

Geography

Hancock County is located at 40°24'14"N 91°9'53"W (40.4037800, -91.1647000). It has 7 neighbors: Adams County, Lee County, Henderson County, McDonough County, Schuyler County, Clark County and Lewis County.

Hancock County Courthouse  Carthage image
Hancock County Courthouse Carthage

The largest city of Hancock County is Carthage with a population of 2,457. Other cities include, Warsaw population 1,480, La Harpe population 1,143, Nauvoo population 1,070 and Chili population 609. See all Hancock County cities & populated places.

Hancock County Courthouse  Carthage image

Hancock County map

Hancock County Quick Facts

Population : 17,708 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County
Area : 2110 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.5%
Land as percent of area : 97.5%
Named for : John Hancock
Capital : Carthage
Establishment : January 01, 1825
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:07:36 (14th June 2021)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -7.88% (2010-2019)

Hancock County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Hancock County decreased by 7.88% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,104 - census
2011 18,999 -0.55% estimation process
2012 18,829 -0.9% estimation process
2013 18,544 -1.54% estimation process
2014 18,324 -1.2% estimation process
2015 18,216 -0.59% estimation process
2016 18,205 -0.06% estimation process
2017 17,958 -1.38% estimation process
2018 17,828 -0.73% estimation process
2019 17,708 -0.68% estimation process

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People born in Hancock County (2)

People born in Hancock County, including businessman Walter William Head, Early Oregon settler, longtime chair of the Women's Auxiliary of the Oregon Pioneer Association. Charlotte Terwilliger Moffett Cartwright, you can see a list of people who born in Hancock County.

Other places with the same name (9)

Hancock County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Carthage 2,457 City in and county seat of Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Warsaw 1,480 City in Illinois, United States
La Harpe 1,143 City in Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Nauvoo 1,070 City and historic district in Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Dallas City 921 Township in Hancock County, Illinois
Chili 609 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Saint Mary 593 Township in Hancock County, Illinois
Augusta 543 Human settlement in Hancock County, Illinois, United States of America
Plymouth 466 Village in the United States
Bowen 457 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Denver 387 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Fountain Green 268 Township in Hancock County, Illinois
Durham 257 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Hamilton 191 City in Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Elvaston 154 Human settlement in Hancock County, Illinois, United States of America
Ferris 143 Village in Hancock County, Illinois, United States

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