Macoupin County , Illinois

Macoupin County: County in Illinois, United States

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

About

Macoupin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,765 and a population density of 21 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 44,926 inhabitants. Its county seat is Carlinville. The county was created 192 years ago in 1828.

Geography

Macoupin County is located at 39°15'40"N 89°55'28"W (39.2610200, -89.9244300). It has 5 neighbors: Greene County, Jersey County, Montgomery County, Morgan County and Sangamon County.

Macoupin County Courthouse  Carlinville image
Macoupin County Courthouse Carlinville

The largest city of Macoupin County is Carlinville with a population of 6,187. Other cities include, Gillespie population 3,630, Virden population 3,462, Piasa population 3,183 and Girard population 2,000. See all Macoupin County cities & populated places.

Macoupin County Courthouse  Carlinville image

Macoupin County map

Macoupin County Quick Facts

Population : 44,926 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Area : 2247 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Macoupin Creek
Altitude : 620 feet / 189 meters
Capital : Carlinville
Establishment : January 01, 1829
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:56:16 (15th June 2021)
Density : 20 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -6.32% (2010-2019)

Macoupin County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Macoupin County decreased by 6.32% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 47,765 - census
2011 47,739 -0.05% estimation process
2012 47,054 -1.46% estimation process
2013 46,680 -0.8% estimation process
2014 46,208 -1.02% estimation process
2015 45,876 -0.72% estimation process
2016 45,691 -0.4% estimation process
2017 45,505 -0.41% estimation process
2018 45,318 -0.41% estimation process
2019 44,926 -0.87% estimation process

Comitatul Macoupin, Comte de Macoupin, Comté de Macoupin, Condado de Macoupin, Condado han Macoupin, Contea di Macoupin, Hrabstwo Macoupin, Macoupin, Macoupin Comitatus, Macoupin Kun, Macoupin Kūn, Macoupin konderria, Macoupin megye, Makupin, Makupin srjan, Okrug Makupin, Quan Macoupin, Quận Macoupin, ma ku ping xian, makaupina ka'unti, makupin jun, mqatʿt makwbyn, Макупин, Макупін, Округ Макупин, Մակուպին շրջան, مقاطعة ماكوبين, میکوپن کاؤنٹی, میکوپن کاؤنٹی، الینوائے, মাকৌপিন কাউন্টি, マクーピン郡, 马库平县

People born in Macoupin County (5)

People born in Macoupin County, including stuntman Don Shanks, cattle rancher Charles Goodnight, politician Fountain L. Thompson, you can see a list of people who born in Macoupin County.

Macoupin County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Carlinville 6,187 City in Illinois
Staunton 5,492 Township in Macoupin County, Illinois
Gillespie 3,630 City in Illinois, United States
Virden 3,462 City in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Piasa 3,183 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Brighton 2,131 Village in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Girard 2,000 City in Illinois
Mount Olive 1,939 City in Illinois
Bunker Hill 1,687 City in Illinois, USA
Benld 1,422 City in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Shipman 1,345 Township in Macoupin County, Illinois
Palmyra 659 Village in Illinois, United States
Nilwood 605 Town of the United States
Wilsonville 553 Village in Illinois, United States
Medora 392 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Barr 317 Unincorporated community in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States

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