Fayette County, Illinois

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Fayette County
Fayette County Courthouse in Vandalia
Map of Illinois highlighting Fayette County
Location within the U.S. state of Illinois
Map of the United States highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°00′N 89°01′W / 39°N 89.02°W / 39; -89.02
Country United States
State Illinois
Founded1821
Named forMarquis de Lafayette
SeatVandalia
Largest cityVandalia
Area
 • Total725 sq mi (1,880 km2)
 • Land716 sq mi (1,850 km2)
 • Water8.9 sq mi (23 km2)  1.2%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total22,140
 • Density31/sq mi (12/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district15th
Websitewww.fayettecountyillinois.org

Fayette County is a county in Illinois.