Menard County, Illinois

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Menard County
Menard County Courthouse
Map of Illinois highlighting Menard County
Location within the U.S. state of Illinois
Map of the United States highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 40°02′N 89°48′W / 40.03°N 89.8°W / 40.03; -89.8
Country United States
State Illinois
Founded1839
Named forPierre Menard
SeatPetersburg
Largest cityPetersburg
Area
 • Total315 sq mi (820 km2)
 • Land314 sq mi (810 km2)
 • Water1.0 sq mi (3 km2)  0.3%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total12,705
 • Density40/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district18th
Websitewww.menardcountyil.com

Menard County is a county in Illinois.