Sangamon County , Illinois

Sangamon County: County in Illinois, United States

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

About

Sangamon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 197,465 and a population density of 87 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 193,882 inhabitants. Its county seat is Springfield. The county was created 200 years ago in 1820.

Abraham Lincoln Tomb Springfield Illiois image
Abraham Lincoln Tomb Springfield Illiois
Abraham Lincoln Tomb Springfield Illiois image

Geography

Sangamon County is located at 39°45'29"N 89°39'32"W (39.7581700, -89.6589000). It has 6 neighbors: Cass County, Christian County, Macoupin County, Montgomery County, Morgan County and Logan County.

Sangamon County map

The largest city of Sangamon County is Springfield with a population of 113,671. Other cities include, Auburn population 4,591, Pawnee population 2,646, Buckhart population 1,679 and Southern View population 1,557. See all Sangamon County cities & populated places.

Sangamon County Quick Facts

Population : 193,882 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Sangamon
Area : 2271 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : Sangamon River
Altitude : 610 feet / 186 meters
Capital : Springfield
Establishment : January 01, 1821
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:01:43 (24th October 2021)
Density : 85 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.85% (2010-2020)

Sangamon County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sangamon County decreased by 1.85% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 197,465 - census
2011 199,038 0.79% estimation process
2012 199,404 0.18% estimation process
2013 199,141 -0.13% estimation process
2014 199,184 0.02% estimation process
2015 198,898 -0.14% estimation process
2016 198,026 -0.44% estimation process
2017 197,072 -0.48% estimation process
2018 195,639 -0.73% estimation process
2019 194,672 -0.5% estimation process
2020 193,882 -0.41% estimation process

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People born in Sangamon County (5)

People born in Sangamon County, including politician Charles R. Evans, lawman, outlaw and gunfighter Jim Courtright, cattleman Joseph McCoy, you can see a list of people who born in Sangamon County.

  • William H. Chamberlain (American Democratic politician) he was born in 22/01/1931
  • James Robert Cardwell (Dentist; First president of the Oregon State Horticultural Society.) he was born in 11/09/1830

Other places with the same name (1)

Sangamon County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Springfield 113,671 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
Arlington Heights 73,999 Village in Cook County, Illinois, United States; suburb of Chicago, Illinois
Chatham 13,159 Village in Illinois, USA
Woodside 10,484 Township in Sangamon County, Illinois
Sherman 4,660 Village in Illinois, USA
Auburn 4,591 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Rochester 3,715 Village in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Riverton 3,430 Village in Illinois
Pawnee 2,646 City in Oklahoma
Buckhart 1,679 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Jerome 1,575 Village in Illinois, United States
Southern View 1,557 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America
Williamsville 1,490 Village in the United States
Leland Grove 1,451 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Grandview 1,369 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America
New Berlin 1,329 Township in Sangamon County, Illinois

Illinois Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Cook County 5,108,284 County in Illinois, United States
Chicago 2,677,643 City and county seat of Cook County, Illinois, United States
DuPage County 917,481 County in Illinois, United States
Lake County 693,593 County in Oregon, United States
Will County 688,726 County in Illinois, United States
Kane County 531,010 County in southern Utah, United States
Markham 328,966 City in Cook County, Illinois, United States
McHenry County 305,888 County in Illinois, United States
Winnebago County 281,295 County in Illinois, United States
Madison County 262,635 County in Montana, United States
Saint Clair County 258,046 The County of St.
Champaign County 209,192 County in Illinois, United States
Aurora 196,383 City in Kane County, Illinois, United States
Peoria County 177,652 County in Illinois, United States of America
McLean County 171,256 County in North Dakota, United States
Naperville 147,986 City in DuPage and Will counties in Illinois, United States