Knox County , Illinois

Knox County: County in Illinois, United States

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

About

Knox County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,919 and a population density of 28 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 49,053 inhabitants. Its county seat is Galesburg. The county was created 196 years ago in 1824.

Knox County Courthouse 'Illinois' 1981 image
Knox County Courthouse 'Illinois' 1981
Knox County Courthouse 'Illinois' 1981 image

Geography

Knox County is located at 40°55'55"N 90°12'48"W (40.9318200, -90.2132600). It has 6 neighbors: Fulton County, Henry County, Mercer County, Peoria County, Stark County and Warren County.

Knox County map

The largest city of Knox County is Galesburg with a population of 29,803. Other cities include, Truro population 18,532, Abingdon population 3,008, Knox population 2,692 and Knoxville population 2,692. See all Knox County cities & populated places.

Weather

Knox County forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Northwest wind around 3 mph. more

Knox County Quick Facts

Population : 49,053 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County, Knox County
Area : 1864 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Henry Knox
Capital : Galesburg
Establishment : January 01, 1825
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 08:21:23 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 26 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.88% (2010-2020)
Weather : 59℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather

Knox County has 6 neighbours.

  • Galesburg

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Knox County decreased by 7.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 52,919 - census
2011 52,705 -0.41% estimation process
2012 52,302 -0.77% estimation process
2013 52,129 -0.33% estimation process
2014 51,944 -0.36% estimation process
2015 51,370 -1.12% estimation process
2016 50,917 -0.89% estimation process
2017 50,577 -0.67% estimation process
2018 49,978 -1.2% estimation process
2019 49,699 -0.56% estimation process
2020 49,053 -1.32% estimation process

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People born in Knox County (5)

People born in Knox County, including Union Army officer and U.S.A. diplomat Edwin Hurd Conger, politician John E. Raker, zoologist Harley Jones Van Cleave, you can see a list of people who born in Knox County.

Other places with the same name (9)

Knox County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Galesburg 29,803 County seat of Knox County, Illinois, United States
Truro 18,532 Human settlement in United States of America
Abingdon 3,008 City in Knox County, Illinois, United States of America
Knox 2,692 County seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States; third-largest city in Tennessee
Knoxville 2,692 City in Knox County, Illinois, United States
Ontario 871 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Wataga 773 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
East Galesburg 761 Human settlement in Knox Township, Illinois, United States of America
Oneida 653 City in Illinois, USA
Yates City 641 Village in Illinois, United States
Williamsfield 538 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Altona 490 Village in Illinois, United States
Victoria 282 Village in Illinois, United States
Rio 280 Village in Illinois, USA
Maquon 259 Township in Knox County, Illinois
Saint Augustine 111 Human settlement in Knox County, Illinois, United States of America

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