Hancock County, Illinois
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|Hancock County, Illinois|
Hancock County Courthouse in Carthage
Location within Illinois
Illinois's location within the U.S.
|Named for||John Hancock|
|• Total||814 sq mi (2,108 km2)|
|• Land||794 sq mi (2,056 km2)|
|• Water||21 sq mi (54 km2), 2.5%|
|• Density||24/sq mi (9/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Hancock County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 19,104. Its county seat is Carthage, and largest city is Hamilton. The county is made up of rural towns with many farmers.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved July 5, 2014.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 148.