Fulton County, Illinois

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Fulton County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 37,069.[1] Its county seat is Lewistown,[2] and the largest city is Canton.

Fulton County was founded in 1823 and named for Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat.[3]

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved July 5, 2014.
  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. 133.