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La Salle County, IL
The county was named for Robert de LaSalle, French explorer

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La Salle County is one of 102 counties in Illinois.

The county is in the Ottawa-Streator metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 112,335. This was an increase of  .74% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$40,308
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our La Salle County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in La Salle County was $25,980. This was an increase of 17.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 84% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Ottawa
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 5 in production of soybeans
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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Ancestry & family history

26% of La Salle County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Salle County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in La Salle County include Allen Cemetery, Baker Cemetery, Barnhart Cemetery, Benard Cemetery, Bethany Cemetery, Brumbach Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Carter Cemetery, Catholic Cemetery, Christian Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in La Salle County include Adams, Allen, Brookfield, Bruce, Cedar Point, Dana, Dayton, Deer Park, Dimmick, Eagle ... View communities

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Colleges in La Salle County include Illinois Valley Community College ... View colleges

School districts in La Salle County include Allen-Otter Creek Ccsd 65, Community Unit Schools Dist 2, Deer Park C C Schools Dist 82, Dimmick C C Schools Dist 175, Earlville Countymm Unit Schools Dist 9, Grand Ridge C C Schools Dist 95, La Salle Elem Schools Dist 122, La Salle-Peru Twp H S D 120, LaSalle Roe, Leland Countymm Unit Schools Dist 1 ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in La Salle County include Earl Twp Public Library, Graves-Hume Public Library, LaSalle Public Library, Lostant Community Library, Marseilles Public Library, Oglesby Public Library, Peru Public Library, Reddick Library, Robert W. Rowe Public Library, Seneca Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in La Salle County include La Salle News Tribune, Ottawa Daily Times, Peru News Tribune, Times-Press ... View newspapers

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La Salle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Salle County political report.

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Hotels in La Salle County include Comfort Inn, Comfort Inn Ottawa, Comfort Inn Peru, Days Inn Oglesby, Econo Lodge Peru, Fairfield Inn by Marriott Peru, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Express Ottawa, La Quinta Inn Peru ... More hotels

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