Fayette County, Illinois

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Fayette County, Illinois
Fayette County Courthouse, Vandalia.jpg
Location within Illinois
Location within Illinois
Map of the United States highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location within the U.S.
Founded1821
Named forMarquis de Lafayette
SeatVandalia
Largest cityVandalia
Area
 • Total725 sq mi (1,878 km2)
 • Land716 sq mi (1,854 km2)
 • Water8.9 sq mi (23 km2), 1.2%
Population
 • (2010)22,140
 • Density31/sq mi (12/km2)
Congressional district15th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.fayettecountyillinois.org

Fayette County is a county in Illinois.