Macon County , Illinois

Macon County: County in North Carolina, United States

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

About

Macon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 110,768 and a population density of 82 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Franklin. The county was created 193 years ago in 1827.

Franklin Terrace Hotel  Franklin  NC image
Franklin Terrace Hotel Franklin NC
Franklin Terrace Hotel  Franklin  NC image

Geography

Macon County is located at 39°51'36"N 88°57'42"W (39.8600000, -88.9616000). It has 7 neighbors: Cherokee County, Rabun County, Clay County, Graham County, Jackson County, Swain County and Oconee County.

Macon County map

The largest city of Macon County is Decatur with a population of 70,007. Other cities include, Mount Zion population 5,762, Forsyth population 3,465, Long Creek population 2,271 and Sangamon population 2,173. See all Macon County cities & populated places.

Macon County Quick Facts

Population : 103,015 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Macon County, Macon County, Macon County, Macon County, Macon County
Area : 1345 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : Nathaniel Macon
Altitude : 659 feet / 201 meters
Capital : Franklin
Establishment : January 01, 1828
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:24:33 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 77 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.53% (2010-2020)

Macon County has 7 neighbours.

  • Franklin

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Macon County decreased by 7.53% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 110,768 - census
2011 110,684 -0.08% estimation process
2012 110,134 -0.5% estimation process
2013 109,561 -0.52% estimation process
2014 108,515 -0.96% estimation process
2015 107,343 -1.09% estimation process
2016 106,383 -0.9% estimation process
2017 105,399 -0.93% estimation process
2018 104,504 -0.86% estimation process
2019 104,009 -0.48% estimation process
2020 103,015 -0.96% estimation process

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People born in Macon County (5)

People born in Macon County, including politician Elias M. Ammons, politician Frank W. Nolen, banker and philanthropist Charles C. Glover, you can see a list of people who born in Macon County.

  • C. C. Poindexter he was born in 01/01/1898
  • Ruth West Ramsey (social worker) she was born in 28/07/1930

Other places with the same name (6)

Macon County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Decatur 70,007 City in Macon County, Illinois, United States
Mount Zion 5,762 Human settlement in United States of America
Forsyth 3,465 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Long Creek 2,271 City in Oregon, USA
Sangamon 2,173 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Maroa 1,700 City in Illinois, USA
Harristown 1,278 Village in the United States
Casner 1,186 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Warrensburg 1,112 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Macon 1,102 City in Illinois
Blue Mound 1,065 Village in Macon County, Illinois
Oakley 988 Township in Macon County, Illinois
Newburg 885 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Argenta 867 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Oreana 804 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Niantic 647 Township in Macon County, Illinois

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Aurora 196,383 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Sangamon County 193,882 County in Illinois, United States
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