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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 194,672 inhabitants. Its county seat is Springfield. The county was created 200 years ago in 1820.

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.

Abraham Lincoln Tomb Springfield Illiois image
Abraham Lincoln Tomb Springfield Illiois

The largest city of Sangamon County is Springfield with a population of 5,519. Other cities include, Auburn population 4,623, Pawnee population 2,640, Buckhart population 1,688 and Southern View population 1,570. See all Sangamon County cities & populated places.

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Sangamon County map

Sangamon County Quick Facts

Population : 194,672 (2019)
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 : 21:25:06 (4th August 2021)
Density : 86 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.43% (2010-2019)

Sangamon County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sangamon County decreased by 1.43% in 9 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

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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)
  • James Robert Cardwell (Dentist; First president of the Oregon State Horticultural Society.)

Sangamon County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Arlington Heights 74,760 Village in Cook County, Illinois, United States; suburb of Chicago, Illinois
Chatham 13,008 Village in Illinois, USA
Woodside 10,585 Township in Sangamon County, Illinois
Springfield 5,519 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
Sherman 4,679 Village in Illinois, USA
Auburn 4,623 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Rochester 3,709 Village in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Riverton 3,434 Village in Illinois
Pawnee 2,640 City in Oklahoma
Buckhart 1,688 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Jerome 1,588 Village in Illinois, United States
Southern View 1,570 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America
Williamsville 1,485 Village in the United States
Leland Grove 1,464 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Grandview 1,383 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America
New Berlin 1,333 Township in Sangamon County, Illinois

Illinois Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Illinois 12,671,821 State of the United States of America
Cook County 5,150,233 County in Illinois, United States
Chicago 2,693,976 City and county seat of Cook County, Illinois, United States
DuPage County 922,921 County in Illinois, United States
Lake County 696,535 County in Oregon, United States
Will County 690,743 County in Illinois, United States
Kane County 532,403 County in southern Utah, United States
Markham 328,966 City in Cook County, Illinois, United States
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.
Champaign County 209,689 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
Rockford 169,980 County seat of Winnebago County, Illinois, United States

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