Henderson County, Illinois Basics:

Henderson County Illinois - Government Site

Population: 7,062
Area: 379 square miles
County seat: Oquawka
Area code(s) in use: 309 217
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 87.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
Median household income: $49,612
Persons in poverty: 10.4%
Home ownership rate: 80.6%
Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Des Moines (IA)  Hancock  Lee (IA)  McDonough  Mercer  Warren  

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Map of the Henderson County area

Our detail map of Henderson County shows the Henderson County, Illinois boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Henderson County, Illinois

  Airports     show all on map

Carner Landing Strip, Clover Landing Strip, Corzatt Airport, Heeg Airport, Johnson Farm Airport, Meyer Airport, Meyer Landing Strip, Neff Airport, Seymour Landing Strip, Shissler Seed Company Incorporated Airport

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Charcoal Bar, Ellison Bar, Honey Creek Bar, Moore Bar, Shok Bar, Willow Bar, Willow Bar

  Basins     show all on map

Mooney Pocket

  Bays     show all on map

Benton Bay

  Bridges     show all on map

Davenport Bridge, Oquawka Wagon Covered Bridge

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Biggsville Ambulance Service, Biggsville Fire Protection District, Dallas City Rural Fire Protection District Lomax Station, Gladstone Ambulance Service, Gladstone Fire Protection District Gulfport Station, Gulfport Ambulance Service, La Harpe Fire Protection District Station 2, Lomax Ambulance Service, Media - Stronghurst - Terre Haute Fire Protection District Station 1 Headquarters, Media - Stronghurst - Terre Haute Fire Protection District Station 2, North Henderson County Ambulance Service - Oquawka, Oquawka Fire Department, Raritan Fire Protection District, South Henderson County Ambulance Service

  Canals     show all on map

Ellison Creek Diverson Ditch

  Capes     show all on map

Pin Oak Point

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Adair Cemetery, Belmont Cemetery, Best Cemetery, Biggsville Cemetery, Bruen Cemetery, Carman Cemetery, Clover Cemetery, Coghill Cemetery, County Farm Cemetery, Crane Cemetery, Cumberland Cemetery, Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery, Curts Cemetery, Dallas City Cemetery, Davidson Cemetery, Davison Family Cemetery, Fall Creek Cemetery, Freeland Cemetery, Henderson Cemetery, Hopper Cemetery, Huss Cemetery, Kemp Cemetery, Maple Grove Cemetery, Maple Grove Cemetery, Nichols Cemetery, Olena Cemetery, Oquawka Cemetery, Peasley Cemetery, Prairie City Cemetery, Raritan Cemetery, Reed Cemetery, Rozetta Cemetery, Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Salter's Grove Cemetery, Shaw Cemetery, Smith Creek Cemetery, South Henderson Cemetery, South Prarie Cemetery, Stockton Cemetery, Stronghurst Cemetery, Terre Haute Cemetery, Walnut Grove Cemetery, Walnut Grove Cemetery, Watson Cemetery, Watson Cemetery

  Channels     show all on map

Jordan Chute, Lower Cutoff

  Churches     show all on map

Belmont Church, Biggsville United Methodist Church, Biggsville United Presbyterian Church, Fall Creek Church, Gladstone United Methodist Church, Saint Patricks Church, South Henderson Church

  Cliffs     show all on map

Bald Bluff

  Dams     show all on map

Carner Lake Dam, Dowell Lake Dam, Kissinger Lake Dam, Lock and Dam 18, Norris Lake Dam, Sediment Control Structure Pond Number 22 Dam, Young-Gibson Lake Dam

  Forests     show all on map

Big River State Forest

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Bass Run, Benton Slough, Campbell Slough, Marsden Slough, Mill Slough, Old Channel Henderson Creek, Prairie Slough, Shokokon Slough, Sullivan Slough, Turkey Chute

  Islands     show all on map

Beaver Island, Benton Island, Big Dasher Island, Burlington Island, Clifford Island, Craigel Island, Dallas Island, Harper Island, Mill Island, Paddy Island, Turkey Island, Twomile Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Brush Lake, Burnt Pocket, Carthage Lake, Clear Lake, Craigel Slough, Crystal Lake, Dutton Lake, Fish Lake, Gladstone Lake, Goose Lake, Goose Pond, Goose Pond, Island Lake, Lily Lake, Long Lake, Millman Lake, Orchard City Lake, Phelps Slough, Pogue Lake, Rhodes Lake, Silver Lake, Snag Lake, Spring Slough, Stony Point Lake, The Swamps, Vaughn Lake (historical), Whitehouse Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Carthage Junction, Great Oaks Picnic Area, Hend-Co Hills Country Club, Henderson County Farm (historical), Little Deer Picnic Area, Putneys Landing, Sands Picnic Area, Sunset Picnic Area, Twin Lakes

  Mines     show all on map

Biggsville Quarry, Dallas City Quarry

  Parks     show all on map

Delabar State Park, Henderson State County Conservation Area, Oquawka State Wildlife Refuge, Riverview Access Area

  Populated Places     show all on map

Bald Bluff, Biggsville, Carman, Carthage Lake, Decorra, Gladstone, Gulfport, Heapsville, Hopper, Iowa Junction, Lomax, Lone Tree, Media, Milroy, Olena, Oquawka, Raritan, Reeds, Rozetta, Shokokon, Silver Lake (historical), Stronghurst, Terre Haute, Yellow Banks

  Post Offices     show all on map

Carman Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Carner Lake, Dowell Lake, Kissinger Lake, Norris Lake, Pool 18, Sediment Control Structure Pond Number 22, Young-Gibson Lake

  Schools     show all on map

Aurora School (historical), Bald Bluff School (historical), Barry School (historical), Bedford School (historical), Belmont School (historical), Bluffdale School (historical), Burrell School (historical), Cedar Oak School (historical), Cedar Ridge School (historical), Centerville School (historical), Centerville School (historical), Chandler School (historical), Coloma School (historical), Cork School (historical), Cox School (historical), Crystal Lake School (historical), Douglas School (historical), Duck Pond School (historical), Dutch Row School (historical), Ellison School (historical), Ellison Valley School (historical), Fairview School (historical), Fitz School (historical), Gearhart School (historical), Graham School (historical), Grove Hill School (historical), Harmony School (historical), Hazel Dell School (historical), Heisler School (historical), Henderson School (historical), Kirby School (historical), Little Brick School (historical), Lynnville School (historical), Maple Grove School (historical), Maple Grove School (historical), McCartney School (historical), Merry Dell School (historical), Millville School (historical), Old Number 1 School (historical), Peasley School (historical), Pleasant Grove School (historical), Pleasant Hill School (historical), Pogue School (historical), Prairie School (historical), Rankin School (historical), Record School (historical), Smith School (historical), South Prairie School (historical), South Prairie School (historical), South School (historical), Southern Elementary School, Southern High School, Southern Junior High School, Stanley School (historical), Stine School (historical), Stone School (historical), Sunny Grove School (historical), Sunny Ridge School (historical), Tiwappity School (historical), Twentieth Century School (historical), Union High School

  Streams     show all on map

Camp Creek, Deep Run, Dixson Creek, Dugout Creek, Ellison Creek, Fall Creek, Goose Run, Henderson Creek, Honey Creek, Little Dugout Creek, Marshall Branch, Middle Creek, Nichols Run, North Henderson Creek, Old Tom Creek, Silver Creek, Smith Creek, South Fork South Henderson Creek, South Henderson Creek, Weaver Branch, Wolf Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Gittings Mound

  Valleys     show all on map

Bogus Hollow, Jinks Hollow,

Henderson County, Illinois Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteHenderson County White population 6,9356,934  
MixedHenderson County Mixed population 7170
American IndianHenderson County American Indian population 2121
AsianHenderson County Asian population 1414
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderHenderson County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 77

Additional population tables :
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