Gallatin County, Illinois

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Gallatin County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 4,946,[1] making it the third-least populous county in Illinois. Its county seat is Shawneetown.[2] Gallatin County was founded in 1812 and named for Albert Gallatin.[3]

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  1. "QuickFacts: Gallatin 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. 133.