Knox County, Illinois Basics:

Knox County Illinois - Government Site

Population: 52,254
Area: 716 square miles
County seat: Galesburg
Area code(s) in use: 309
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 85.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
Median household income: $40,419
Persons in poverty: 16.0%
Home ownership rate: 67.0%
Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Fulton  Henry  Mercer  Peoria  Stark  Warren  

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Map of the Knox County area

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

Places in Knox County, Illinois

  Airports     show all on map

Davies Landing Strip, Galesburg Cottage Hospital Heliport, Galesburg Municipal Airport, Johnson Landing Strip, Malone Landing Strip, Murks Strip, Tri-County Airport, Wolford's Airport

  Bridges     show all on map

Lapham Bridge, Trenton Bridge (historical), Wolf Covered Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Abingdon City Hall, Abingdon Fire Protection District Station 1, Altona - Oneida - Wataga Ambulance Service, Altona - Oneida - Wataga Ambulance Service, Altona Fire Protection District, Appleton Fire Station, De Long Fire Department, East Galesburg Fire Department, Elba - Salem Fire Protection District, Galesburg Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters, Galesburg Fire Department Station 2 Brooks, Galesburg Fire Department Station 3 Freemont, Galesburg Hospital Ambulance Service, Galesburg Public Library, Gilson Fire Department, Henderson Township Fire Protection District, Hill Correctional Center, John Mosser Public Library, Knox County Courthouse, Knoxville Community Fire Protection District, Maquon Fire Protection District, Oneida - Wataga Fire Protection District, Oneida - Wataga Fire Protection District, Rio Fire Department, Tri - County Ambulance District, Victoria - Copley Fire Protection District, Wataga Fire Department, Williamsfield Fire Protection District, Yates City Community Center

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Abingdon Cemetery, Alm's House Cemetery, Altona Cemetery, Blakeslee Cemetery, Boydston-Dawdy Cemetery, Bradford Cemetery, Brookside Cemetery, Bruner Cemetery, Brush Creek Cemetery, Butterfield Family Cemetery, Caldwell Family Cemetery, Catterton Cemetery, Center Prairie Cemetery, Cherry Grove Cemetery, Clark Chapel Cemetery, Clay Cemetery, Cook Cemetery, Corbin Cemetery, Deatherage Cemetery, East Linwood Cemetery, Elba Cemetery, Elias Bragg Cemetery, Etherly Cemetery, Ferguson Cemetery, Fink Cemetery, Fraker Cemetery, Fuller Cemetery, Galesburg Research Cemetery, Galva Cemetery, Garret Cemetery, Gilson Cemetery, Grim Cemetery, Gum Cemetery, Harper Cemetery, Harshbarger Cemetery, Haynes Cemetery, Headland Cemetery, Henderson Cemetery, Henderson Grove Cemetery, Hermon Christian Cemetery, Hermon Methodist Cemetery, Hope Cemetery, Housh Cemetery, Hunt Cemetery, Junk Cemetery, Kightlinger Cemetery, Knoxville Cemetery, Larson Cemetery, Lewis Cemetery, Linwood Cemetery, Maquon Cemetery, Martin Cemetery, Mather Cemetery, McCallister Cemetery, Memorial Park Cemetery, Moon Cemetery, Mormon Cemetery, Myers Cemetery, Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Old Scotch Cemetery, Oneida Cemetery, Ontario Cemetery, Ouderkirk Cemetery, Parker Cemetery, Philip Nance Memorial Cemetery, Pickrel Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Rice-Blue Cemetery, Rio Baptist Cemetery, Rio Cemetery, Robbins Cemetery, Robinson Cemetery, Russell Cemetery, Sage Cemetery, Saint Josephs Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Salem Cemetery, Smith Cemetery, Soperville Cemetery, Summitt-Douglas Cemetery, Swedish Cemetery, Thurman Cemetery, Trenton Cemetery, Union Cemetery, Uniontown Cemetery, Van Gilder Cemetery, Victoria Cemetery, Walnut Grove Cemetery, Wataga Cemetery, West Truro Cemetery, Westfall Cemetery, Williams Family Cemetery, Wooley Cemetery, Wright Cemetery, Yates City Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Gilson Census Designated Place, Oak Run Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

All Souls Roman Catholic Church, Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Bethany Baptist Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Bethesda Baptist Church, Calvary Assembly of God Church, Center Prairie Church, Central Congregational Church, Church of Christ, Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, Covenant Church, East Main Congregational United Church of Christ, Elba Chapel, Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Faith United Methodist Church, Faith United Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church, First Bible Missionary Church, First Christian Church, First Christian Church, First Church of Christ Scientist, First Church of the Nazarene, First Church of the Nazarene, First Congregational Church, First Lutheran Church, First Methodist Church, First United Presbyterian Church, Foursquare Gospel Church, Grace Episcopal Church, Haynes Church (historical), Maquon United Methodist Church, Maxey Chapel, North Ontario Church (historical), Orange Chapel, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Sacred Hearth Catholic Church, Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church, Second Baptist Church, Temple Sholom, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Union Grove Church (historical)

  Crossings     show all on map

Bridgeport Ferry (historical), Interchange 46, Interchange 48, Interchange 51, Interchange 54

  Dams     show all on map

Bruington Lake Dam, Calhoun Lake Dam, Daum Lake Dam, Happy Hollow Lake Dam, Happy Hollow Lake Number 2 Dam, Knox Company Conservation Club Lake Dam, Lake Bracken Dam, Lake Rice Dam, Lake Storey Dam, Lake Windsor Dam, Midland Employee Lake Dam, Old Five Lake Dam, Roundhouse Lake Dam, Shebb Oaks Lake Dam, Spoon Lake Dam, Taylor Lake Dam

  Hospitals     show all on map

Galesburg Cottage Hospital, Galesburg State Mental Health Center, Order of Saint Francis Saint Mary Medical Center

  Lakes     show all on map

Glenwood Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Railroad Pond

  Locales     show all on map

Abingdon Water Works, Blue Moonlight Drive-In, Bridlecreek Shopping Center, Bunker Links Golf Course, Camp Feltheimer, Camp Shaubena, Faith Camp, Good Samaritan Retreat, Knox County Landfill, Lake Bracken Country Club, Saluda Station (historical), Sandburg Mall, Sherwood Camp

  Mines     show all on map

Knoxville Mine, Thermal Mine

  Parks     show all on map

Carl Sandburg Birthplace Historic Site, Central Park, Custer Park, Custer Park, Galesburg Historic District, Graham Park, Kelly Park, Kiwanis Park, Klapp Park, Knox Park, Lake Storey Park, Legion Park, Lincoln Park, Martin Park, Park Plaza, Peck Park, Rogers Park, Rotary Park, Snakeden Hollow State Fish and Wildlife Area, Swing Park, Village Green Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Abingdon, Altona, Appleton, Bridgeport (historical), Burnside (historical), Centerville, Dahinda, DeLong, Douglas, East Galesburg, Elba Center, Eugene, Galesburg, Gilson, Henderson, Henderson Grove, Hermon, Knox, Knoxville, Maquon, Oak Run, Oneida, Ontario, Rapatee, Rio, Saint Augustine, Saluda, Soperville, Trenton Corners, Truro, Uniontown, Victoria, Walnut Grove (historical), Wataga, Williamsfield, Yates City

  Post Offices     show all on map

Abingdon Post Office, Center Point Post Office (historical), Dahinda Post Office, Delong Post Office (historical), Galesburg Post Office, Knoxville Post Office, Yates City Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Bruington Lake, Chain of Lakes, Corn Crib Lake, Crawdad Lake, Daum Lake, Fishhook Lake, Gale Lake, Grandt Lake, Green Oaks Lake, Happy Hollow Lake, Happy Hollow Lake Number 2, Knox Company Conservation Club Lake, Lake Bracken, Lake Calhoun, Lake Storey, Lake Windsor, Little John Club Lake, Lone Rock Lake, Long Lake, Lost Lake, Manson Heights Lake, Midland Employee Lake, North Lake, Old Five Lake, Old Garage Lake, Peterson Lake, Purington Lakes, Rice Lake, Roundhouse Lake, Shebb Oaks Lake, Snakeden Hollow Lake, South Lake, Spoon Lake, T Lake, Taylor Lake, Trailer Lake, U Lake

  Schools     show all on map

Abingdon High School, Abingdon Junior High School, Ale School (historical), Allen Park School, Altona Elementary School, Appleton School, Austin School (historical), Baird School (historical), Barnett School (historical), Bateman School, Beal School (historical), Bear School (historical), Bennington School (historical), Bethany Academy, Bliss School (historical), Browne School (historical), Brush Creek School (historical), Carl Sandburg College, Cashman School (historical), Cedar Bluff School (historical), Centennial School (historical), Centennial School (historical), Center Point School (historical), Center Prairie School (historical), Chalman School (historical), Cherry Grove School (historical), Churchill Junior High School, Clark Chapel School (historical), Clay School (historical), Clearfield School (historical), Collinson School (historical), Condra School (historical), Cook School (historical), Cooke School, Corey School (historical), Cornfield College School (historical), Costa High School, Cottage Grove School (historical), Cottonwood School (historical), Cox School (historical), Craig School (historical), Cross Lane School (historical), Cummings School (historical), Dempsey School (historical), Dixie School (historical), Douglas School, Doyle School (historical), Dunlap School (historical), Earl School (historical), Egypt School (historical), Elba School (historical), Elwell School (historical), Etherly School (historical), Eugene School (historical), Fair Mound School (historical), Fairview School (historical), Farnham School, Ferris School (historical), Finley School (historical), Flynn School (historical), Ford School (historical), Fort Henry School (historical), Fort Sumpter School (historical), Fosmire School (historical), Foster School (historical), Franklin School (historical), Fruit Hill School (historical), Gale School, Galesburg High School, Gibbs School (historical), Glisson School (historical), Gooseneck School (historical), Greenleaf School (historical), Hannam School (historical), Harper School (historical), Hazel Dell School (historical), Hazel Dell School (historical), Hazel Green School (historical), Hedding Grade School, Heller School (historical), Hitchcock School, Hobbs School (historical), Hurley School (historical), Indian Point School (historical), King School, Knox College, Knoxville High School, Knoxville Junior High School, L T Stone School, Lapham School (historical), Libolt School (historical), Lincoln Public School (historical), Lincoln School, Lombard Junior High School, Lotts School (historical), Louisville School (historical), Mable Woolsey Elementary School, Maple Grove School (historical), McGirr School (historical), McKie School (historical), Middle Grove School (historical), Military School (historical), Mount Joy School (historical), Newman School (historical), Nielson School, Number 16 School (historical), Oak Grove School (historical), Oakland School (historical), Oneida Elementary School, Pease Hill School (historical), Pierce School (historical), Pleasant Grove School (historical), Pleasant Grove School (historical), Pleasant Hill School (historical), Pleasant Hill School (historical), Pleasant Hill School (historical), Pleasant Valley School (historical), Potter School (historical), Raymond R Marquith Elementary School, Rebstock School (historical), Red Oak School (historical), Reynolds School (historical), Rhodes School (historical), Rio Elementary School, Robbins School (historical), Rose Hoben Welch School, Round Bottom School (historical), Rowe School (historical), Salem Center School (historical), Salem School (historical), Sherman School (historical), Silas Willard Elementary School, Simpson School (historical), Sipes School (historical), Sisson School (historical), Slough Island School (historical), Sole School (historical), South Grove School (historical), Steele School, Stump Valley School (historical), Sumner School (historical), Sunnyside School (historical), Sunrise School (historical), Swanson School, Swigert School (historical), Talbot School (historical), Thirlwell School (historical), Trenton School (historical), Union School (historical), Union School (historical), Union School (historical), Union School (historical), Victoria Elementary School, Warren School (historical), Washington Public School (historical), Washington School (historical), Wataga Elementary School, Way School (historical), West Elba School (historical), West Falls School (historical), West Point School (historical), West School (historical), West Truro School (historical), West Union School (historical), Weston School, White Oak School (historical), White School (historical), White School (historical), Williamsfield High School, Windmill School (historical), Yates City Grade School

  Streams     show all on map

Brandywine Creek, Brunk Creek, Brush Creek, Cadwell Creek, Court Creek, Fitch Creek, Flea Creek, Forman Creek, French Creek, Haw Creek, Hermon Creek, Hickory Creek, Indian Creek, Italian Slough, Little Haw Creek, Littlers Creek, Middle Creek, Mud Run, North Creek, Pennington Creek, Pig Creek, Pilot Creek, South Henderson Creek, Sugar Creek, Swab Run

  Summits     show all on map

Pilot Knob

  Towers     show all on map

WAAG-FM (Galesburg), WAIK-AM (Galesburg), WGBQ-FM (Galesburg), WGIL-AM (Galesburg), WVKC-FM (Galesburg)

  Valleys     show all on map

Pigeon Hollow, Snakeden Hollow, Tucker Hollow

  Woods     show all on map

Pilot Grove,

Knox County, Illinois Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteKnox County White population 46,45446,453  
BlackKnox County Black population 4,0244,023
MixedKnox County Mixed population 1,2021,201
AsianKnox County Asian population 366365
American IndianKnox County American Indian population 157156
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderKnox County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
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