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McLeansboro is a city in Hamilton County, in the Mount Vernon metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for William B. McLean, landowner
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named McLeansboro. For links to other places called McLeansboro, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of McLeansboro is 38.093N. The longitude is -88.535W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 502 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,829.
Sections below provide additional information and links about McLeansboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hamilton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62859 ZIP code.
20% of McLeansboro residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the McLeansboro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in McLeansboro was $15,354, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of McLeansboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in McLeansboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $146. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $578.
Libraries in McLeansboro include McCoy Memorial Library ... View libraries
Hamilton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our McLeansboro political report.
The average commute time for McLeansboro workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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