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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,020 inhabitants. Its county seat is Carlinville. The county was created 192 years ago in 1828.

Macoupin County Courthouse  Carlinville image
Macoupin County Courthouse Carlinville
Macoupin County Courthouse  Carlinville image

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 map

The largest city of Macoupin County is Carlinville with a population of 5,441. Other cities include, Virden population 3,302, Piasa population 3,151, Gillespie population 3,048 and Girard population 1,981. See all Macoupin County cities & populated places.

Macoupin County Quick Facts

Population : 44,567 (2020)
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 : 10:25:39 (22nd September 2021)
Density : 20 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.18% (2010-2020)

Macoupin County has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Macoupin County decreased by 7.18% in 10 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
2020 44,567 -0.81% estimation process

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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.

Other places with the same name (1)

Macoupin County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Carlinville 5,441 City in Illinois
Staunton 4,919 Township in Macoupin County, Illinois
Virden 3,302 City in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Piasa 3,151 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Gillespie 3,048 City in Illinois, United States
Girard 1,981 City in Illinois
Brighton 1,967 Village in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Mount Olive 1,911 City in Illinois
Bunker Hill 1,664 City in Illinois, USA
Benld 1,406 City in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Barr 1,208 Unincorporated community in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Palmyra 654 Village in Illinois, United States
Shipman 583 Township in Macoupin County, Illinois
Wilsonville 550 Village in Illinois, United States
Medora 390 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Chesterfield 356 City in Illinois, United States of America

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