to the beautiful County of Sangamon located in the heartland of the
nation -- approximately 200 miles (320 kilometers) southwest of Chicago,
100 miles (160 kilometers) northeast of St. Louis, and 193 miles
(311 kilometers) west of Indianapolis.
Sangamon County is 877.1 square miles and has a population of
188,951, as of the year 2000.
Sangamon County, Illinois was established in 1821 and has seen
many changes over the years. It has and will continue to grow and
prosper due to excellent economic conditions.
Government is the largest employer in Sangamon County and providing
quality service to the public is of primary importance.
There are many factors that contribute to the quality of life
in Sangamon County, most importantly excellent neighborhoods with
a great sense of community. Sangamon County is a wonderful place
to live, do business and visit.
The objective of our Web site is to increase awareness and accessibility
to information about local government, services and programs.
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