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Stephenson County, IL
The county was named for Benjamin Stephenson, pioneer

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Stephenson County is one of 102 counties in Illinois.

The county is in the Freeport metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 48,147. This was a decrease of  -1.70% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$40,366
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Stephenson County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Stephenson County was $27,480. This was an increase of 12.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 89% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Freeport

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Ancestry & family history

40% of Stephenson County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stephenson County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Stephenson County include Afolkey Cemetery, Babbs Grove Cemetery, Basswood Cemetery, Bellview Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Blair Cemeter, Brick Church Cemetery, Cedarville Cemetery, Chapel Hill Cemetery, Christian Hollow Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Stephenson County include Buckeye, Cedarville, Dakota, Dakota, Davis, Eleroy, Erin, Florence, Freeport, Freeport ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Stephenson County include Highland Community College ... View colleges

School districts in Stephenson County include Dakota Countymm Unit Schools Dist 201, Freeport Schools Dist 145, Lena Winslow C U Schools Dist 202, Orangeville C U Schools Dist 203, Pearl City C U Schools Dist 200 ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Stephenson County include Freeport Public Library, Lena Community D.L., Pearl City Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Stephenson County include Freeport Journal-Standard ... View newspapers

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Politics

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

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Travel

Hotels in Stephenson County include Amerihost Inn & Suites Freeport, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Super 8

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