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Time Zone: McDonough County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Macomb is the Seat for McDonough County.

McDonough County was founded in 1826 and was created by taking area from SchuylerCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> McDonough had a population of 32,770 people. This is a decrease of 0.43% since the last Census (which gave a population of 32,913 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, McDonough represented 0.27% of the total population of Illinois, making it the state's 47th most populous county (out of 102 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201032,612-0.91%-0.48% since 2009
200832,787-0.38%-0.89% since 2007
200032,913The Last Census

More information can be found on the McDonough County Census Page for McDonough County.


Below are some of the communities located in McDonough County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for McDonough County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Macomb   19,74818,5586.41% increase  
Bushnell   2,9363,2218.85% decrease  
Colchester   1,3531,4939.38% decrease  
Blandinsville   69377710.81% decrease  
Industry   4905409.26% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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