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Macon County, IL
The county was named for Nathaniel Macon, congressman and U.S. senator from NC

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Macon County is one of 102 counties in Illinois.

The county is in the Decatur metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 110,980. This was a decrease of  -3.25% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$37,859
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Macon County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Macon County was $28,094. This was an increase of 18.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 91% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Decatur

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Macon County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Macon County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Macon County include Bethel Cemetery, Boiling Springs Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Chandler Cemetery, Cross Cemetery, Crum Cemetery, Emery Cemetery, Fairlawn Cemetery, Florey Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Macon County include Argenta, Austin, Blue Mound, Blue Mound, Decatur, Decatur, Elwin, Forsyth, Friends Creek, Harristown ... View communities

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Colleges in Macon County include Millikin University, Richland Community College ... View colleges

School districts in Macon County include Argenta-Oreana Countymm Unit Schools D 1, Decatur Schools District 61, Macon/Piatt Roe, Maroa Forsyth C U Schools Dist 2, Meridian Countymm Unit Schools Dist 15, Mt Zion Countymm Unit Schools Dist 3, Niantic-Harristown C U S D 6, Warrensburg-Latham C U Dist 11 ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Macon County include Argenta-Oreana Public Library, Barclay Public Library of Warrensburg, Blue Mound Memorial Public Library, Decatur Public Library, Forsyth Public Library, Maroa Public Library, Mount Zion Public Library, Oreana Public Library, South Macon Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Macon County include Decatur Tribune, Herald & Review ... View newspapers

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Politics

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

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Travel

Airports in Macon County include Decatur

Hotels in Macon County include Baymont Inn Decatur, Best Value Inn, Country Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Hampton Inn, Hawthorn Decatur, Holiday Inn Select Hotels, Ramada, Sleep Inn, Super 8 ... More hotels

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