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

The community of Sullivan is the Seat for Moultrie County.

Moultrie County was founded in 1843. Moultrie was created by taking area from Shelby and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Moultrie had a population of 14,392 people. This is an increase of 0.73% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,287 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Moultrie represented 0.12% of the total population of Illinois, making it the state's 80th 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
201014,846+3.91%+3.15% since 2009
200914,392+0.73%+0.11% since 2008
200814,376+0.62%+0.21% since 2007
200014,287The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Sullivan   4,3964,3261.62% increase  
Bethany   1,2251,2874.82% decrease  
Lovington   1,1671,2224.5% decrease  
Dalton City   5465816.02% decrease  
Gays   2582590.39% 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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