DeWitt County, Illinois

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DeWitt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,561.[1] Its county seat is Clinton.[2] The county was founded on March 1, 1839 from Macon and McLean counties and named in honor of the seventh Governor of New York State, DeWitt Clinton.[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 9, 2011. Retrieved July 4, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 105.