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DescriptionCounties of the State of Illinois

There are 102 counties in the State of Illinois. The most populated counties are Cook, DuPage, Lake, Will and Kane. The least dense is Pope, which is also the smallest in acreage.

The oldest county in Illinois is St. Claire founded in 1790. Its seat is Belleville. The newest counties were founded in 1859, Ford and Douglas.

Illinois' counties are organized under the Illinois Association of County Board Members and Commissioners, affiliated with the National Association of Counties. You can contact them through 413 West Monroe Street, 2nd Floor, Springfield, IL 62704-1959, Phone (217)528-5331, Fax (217)528-5562 .

IL Counties Jan 3, 2003-

Adams Alexander Bond Boone Brown Bureau Calhoun Carroll Cass Champaign Christian Clark Clay Clinton Coles Cook Crawford Cumberland De Witt DeKalb Douglas DuPage Edgar Edwards Effingham Fayette Ford Franklin Fulton Gallatin Greene Grundy Hamilton Hancock Hardin Henderson Henry Iroquois Jackson Jasper Jefferson Jersey Jo Daviess Johnson Kane Kankakee Kendall Knox La Salle Lake Lawrence Lee Livingston Logan Macon Macoupin Madison Marion Marshall Mason Massac McDonough McHenry McLean Menard Mercer Monroe Montgomery Morgan Moultrie Ogle Peoria Perry Piatt Pike Pope Pulaski Putnam Randolph Richland Rock Island Saline Sangamon Schuyler Scott Shelby St. Clair Stark Stephenson Tazewell Union Vermilion Wabash Warren Washington Wayne White Whiteside Will Williamson Winnebago Woodford
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