Knox County, Illinois

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Knox County, Illinois
Knox County Courthouse (Illinois) 1981.jpg
Location within Illinois
Location within Illinois
Map of the United States highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location within the U.S.
Founded1825
Named forHenry Knox
SeatGalesburg
Largest cityGalesburg
Area
 • Total720 sq mi (1,865 km2)
 • Land716 sq mi (1,854 km2)
 • Water3.4 sq mi (9 km2), 0.5%
Population
 • (2010)52,919
 • Density74/sq mi (29/km2)
Congressional district17th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.knoxcountyil.com

Knox County is a county in Illinois.