Hancock County, IL

HANCOCK COUNTY, situated on the western boundary of Illinois, with Mississippi river on the west. Area, 775 square miles. Face of the country even, consisting of prairie land; soil productive. Seat of justice, Carthage. Pop. in 1830, 483; in 1840, 9,946; in 1850, 14,652. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
County
Containing Unit
Name Type
Augusta, IL City or Town
Carthage, IL City or Town
Nauvoo, IL City or Town
Plymouth, IL City or Town
Warsaw, IL City or Town
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