DeWitt County, Illinois

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DeWitt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2020 census, the population was 15,516.[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. "QuickFacts: DeWitt County, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 105.