Stephenson County, Illinois

related topics
{household, population, female}
{county, mile, population}

Stephenson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population was 48,979. Its county seat is Freeport, Illinois.[1] The Freeport Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Stephenson County.

Contents

History

Stephenson County was formed in 1837 out of Jo Daviess and Winnebago Counties. The County was named for Colonel Benjamin Stephenson, an official of the Illinois Territory.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 565 square miles (1,463 km²), of which 564 square miles (1,461 km²) is land and 1 square mile (1 km²) (0.10%) is water.

Major highways

Full article ▸

related documents
Amite County, Mississippi
Washington County, Arkansas
Carson County, Texas
Logan County, Oklahoma
Petroleum County, Montana
Lake County, Montana
Washakie County, Wyoming
Wilson County, Tennessee
Clinch County, Georgia
Pleasants County, West Virginia
Cochran County, Texas
Page County, Virginia
Cameron County, Texas
Big Horn County, Wyoming
Jones County, South Dakota
Montgomery County, Tennessee
Ellis County, Oklahoma
Orange County, Vermont
O'Brien County, Iowa
Wayne County, Missouri
St. Clair County, Missouri
Cotton County, Oklahoma
Klickitat County, Washington
Pershing County, Nevada
Catoosa County, Georgia
Marion County, Missouri
Whitfield County, Georgia
Las Animas County, Colorado
Walthall County, Mississippi
Harris County, Georgia