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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 104,009 inhabitants. Its county seat is Franklin. The county was created 193 years ago in 1827.

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.

Franklin Terrace Hotel  Franklin  NC image
Franklin Terrace Hotel Franklin NC

The largest city of Macon County is Decatur with a population of 49,097. Other cities include, Mount Zion population 5,795, Forsyth population 3,479, Sangamon population 2,336 and Maroa population 1,711. See all Macon County cities & populated places.

Franklin Terrace Hotel  Franklin  NC image

Macon County map

Macon County Quick Facts

Population : 104,009 (2019)
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 : 15:19:25 (15th June 2021)
Density : 77 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -6.5% (2010-2019)

Macon County has 7 neighbours.

  • Franklin

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Macon County decreased by 6.5% in 9 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

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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.

Other places with the same name (5)

Macon County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Decatur 49,097 City in Macon County, Illinois, United States
Mount Zion 5,795 Human settlement in United States of America
Forsyth 3,479 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Sangamon 2,336 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Maroa 1,711 City in Illinois, USA
Harristown 1,292 Village in the United States
Long Creek 1,273 City in Oregon, USA
Casner 1,208 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Warrensburg 1,126 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Macon 1,112 City in Illinois
Blue Mound 1,072 Village in Macon County, Illinois
Oakley 1,026 Township in Macon County, Illinois
Newburg 904 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Argenta 877 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Oreana 811 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Niantic 655 Township in Macon County, Illinois

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County Name Population Title
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Will County 690,743 County in Illinois, United States
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McHenry County 307,774 County in Illinois, United States
Winnebago County 282,572 County in Illinois, United States
Madison County 262,966 County in Montana, United States
Saint Clair County 259,686 The County of St.
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Sangamon County 194,672 County in Illinois, United States
Peoria County 179,179 County in Illinois, United States of America
McLean County 171,517 County in North Dakota, United States

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