Mercer County, Illinois Basics:

Mercer County Illinois - Government Site

Population: 16,223
Area: 561 square miles
County seat: Aledo
Area code(s) in use: 309
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
Median household income: $52,700
Persons in poverty: 10.4%
Home ownership rate: 80.3%
Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Des Moines (IA)  Henderson  Henry  Knox  Louisa (IA)  Muscatine (IA)  Rock Island  Warren  

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Map of the Mercer County area

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

Places in Mercer County, Illinois

  Airports     show all on map

Ernest E Orwig Airport, M and J Air Incorporated Airport, Maas Airstrip, Mercer County Airport, Mercer County Hospital Heliport, Weihler Airport, Young Airport

  Bays     show all on map

Boston Bay, Sturgeon Bay

  Bridges     show all on map

Downey Bridge (historical)

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Advanced Medical Transport of Central Illinois, Aledo City Hall, Aledo Fire Protection District, Alexis North Henderson Ambulance Service, Greene Township Fire Protection District Matherville, Greene Township Fire Protection District Viola, Joy Community Fire Protection District, Keithsburg Fire Department, Mercer Carnegie Library, Mercer County Courthouse, Mercer County Jail, New Boston - Eliza Fire Protection District Station 1, New Boston - Eliza Fire Protection District Station 2, New Boston Volunteer Ambulance Service, New Windsor Public Library, Niles Hall, North Henderson Fire Department, Reynolds Fire Protection District, Rivoli Fire Protection District New Windsor Station, Saint Catherines Hall, Seaton Community Fire Protection District, Sherrard Fire Protection District, Viola Public Library

  Canals     show all on map

Dolan Ditch, Eagle Ditch, Eliza Lake Ditch Cutoff, Frieden Ditch, Hampton Ditch, Ives Ditch, Main Ditch North, Prentis Ditch, School Ditch, Swan Lake Ditch

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Aledo Cemetery, Alexis Cemetery, Artz Cemetery, Brick Cemetery, Bridger Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Brownlee Cemetery, Brushwood Cemetery, Buffalo Prairie Cemetery, Cable Village Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Candor Cemetery, Carnahan Cemetery, Clancy Cemetery, Cooper Cemetery, Corns Cemetery, Davis Cemetery, Duncan Cemetery, Eliza Creek Cemetery, Farlows Grove Cemetery, Fender-Chapel Cemetery, Friends Cemetery, German Cemetery, Graham Cemetery, Gray Cemetery, Griffith Cemetery, Hamlet Cemetery, Hawkins Cemetery, Hopewell Cemetery, Jackson Cemetery, Keithsburg Cemetery, Kiddoo Cemetery, Latter Day Saint Cemetery, Leech Cemetery, Littlefield Cemetery, Lutheran Cemetery, Main Cemetery, Mann Cemetery, Mannon Cemetery, Martin Cemetery, Mathews Cemetery, McClintock Cemetery, McClure Cemetery, McClure Cemetery, McPherren Cemetery, Merryman Cemetery, Miller Cemetery, Millersburg Cemetery, Mills Cemetery, Mount Vernon Cemetery, New Boston Cemetery, New Windsor Cemetery, North Henderson Cemetery, Norwood Cemetery, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Peniel Cemetery, Preemption Cemetery, Presbyterian Cemetery, Quaker Cemetery, Saint John's Cemetery, Saint Joseph's Cemetery, Saint Mary's Cemetery, Saint Mary's Cemetery, Sherrard Cemetery, Shields Cemetery, Sugar Grove Cemetery, Sunbeam Cemetery, Viola Cemetery, Western Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Aledo Gospel Center, Antioch Church, Buffalo Prairie Church (historical), Calvary Lutheran Church, College Avenue Presbyterian Church, Enon Church (historical), First Apostolic Church, First Baptist Church, First Methodist Church, First United Presbyterian Church, Messiah Lutheran Church, Nazarene Church, New Life Assembly of God Church, Norwood Church, Ohio Grove Church (historical), Peniel Church, Perryton Church, Popes River Church, Saint Anthonys Church, Saint Catherines Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Joseph Church (historical), Sunbeam United Presbyterian Church, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Union Church, Viola United Church, Viola United Methodist Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Army Ford

  Dams     show all on map

Dam and Lock Number 17, Dellitt Lake Dam, Fools Lake Dam, Fyre Lake Dam, Irwin Lake Dam, Karl Lake Dam, Lake Matherville Dam, Lake Nelson Dam, McCaw Pond Dam, Morrison Lake Dam, Renee Lake Dam, Swearingen Lake Dam

  Guts     show all on map

Half Moon Slough, Mapes Chute, Meyer Slough

  Hospitals     show all on map

Mercer County Hospital

  Islands     show all on map

Barkis Island, Bass Island, Bell Island, Bogus Island, Buzzard Island, Coleman Island, Island Number 347, Jonas Johnson Island, Mapes Island, Willow Bar Island

  Lakes     show all on map

Glancey Lake (historical), Goose Pond (historical), Heiser Slough, Lower Eliza Lake (historical), Swan Lake, Upper Eliza Lake (historical)

  Locales     show all on map

Bay Island Pumping Station, Crosses Corner Access Area, Duncan Town Hall, Lloyd Hall, Mercer County Fair Ground, Mercer County Farm (historical), Oak View Country Club

  Mines     show all on map

Gilchrist Mine

  Parks     show all on map

Brownlee Cemetery Prairie Nature Preserve, Central Park, Fenton Park, Keithsburg Historic District, Mark Twain National Wildlife Refuge, Miles Memorial Park, Monument Park, Northside Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Aledo, Arpee, Boden, Burgess, Cable, Eliza, Gilchrist, Gingle Corners, Griffin, Hamlet, Joy, Keithsburg, Mannon, Marston, Martin (historical), Matherville, Millersburg, New Boston, New Windsor, North Henderson, Norwood, Ogle, Old Gilchrist, Orangemans Hall, Petersville, Preemption, Seaton, Shale City, Sherrard, Sugar Grove, Sunbeam, Swedona, Viola, Wanlock

  Post Offices     show all on map

Aledo Post Office, Duck Creek Post Office (historical), Matherville Post Office, New Windsor Post Office, Preemption Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Dellitt Lake, Fools Lake, Frye Lake, Irwin Lake, Karl Lake, Lake Matherville, Lake Nelson, McCaw Pond, Morrison Lake, Pool 17, Renee Lake, Swearingen Lake

  Schools     show all on map

Abington Center School (historical), Adams School (historical), Adams School (historical), Aledo Grammar School, Aledo High School, Aledo Junior High School, Aledo School Number 1 (historical), Apollo Elementary School, Barney School (historical), Bay View School (historical), Brownsville School (historical), Brush Hill School (historical), Brushwood School (historical), Calhoun School (historical), Carbon High School (historical), Center School (historical), Center School (historical), Centerville School (historical), Coal Dale School (historical), Duck Creek School (historical), Duff School (historical), Eliza Creek School (historical), Ethel School (historical), Eureka School (historical), Excelsor School (historical), Fairview School, Fairview School (historical), Frew School, Glancey School (historical), Green Summit School (historical), Greenbower School (historical), Harroun School (historical), Hazel Dell School, Hazel Dell School (historical), Hopewell School (historical), Kimmel School (historical), Lee School (historical), Legal Corner School (historical), Lewis School (historical), Lone Elm School (historical), Maple Grove School (historical), Maple Grove School (historical), Maple Ridge School (historical), Marsh School (historical), Marston School (historical), Matherville Elementary School, McKee School (historical), Merryman School (historical), Mount Vernon School (historical), New Salem School (historical), Oak Dale School (historical), Oakdale School (historical), Oakridge School, Ohio Grove School (historical), Old Gilchrist School (historical), Parker School (historical), Perryton School (historical), Pin Oak School (historical), Pioneer School (historical), Pleasant Hill School (historical), Pleasant Hill School (historical), Pleasant View School, Pleasant View School (historical), Point Pleasant School (historical), Prairie Flower School (historical), Prairie Rose School (historical), Prouty School (historical), Robb School (historical), Roosevelt Military Academy (historical), Rosedale School (historical), Scaly Point School (historical), Sedwick School (historical), Shadyside School (historical), Silver Lake School (historical), Stony Point School (historical), Streeter School (historical), Sunbeam School (historical), Sunnyside School (historical), Swan Lake School (historical), Union School (historical), Walnut Grove School (historical), Westmer Elementary School, Westmer High School, Westmer School, White Eagle School (historical), White Lily School, Winola Junior High School, Winola School, Winters Creek School (historical)

  Streams     show all on map

Big Chief Run, Bogus Chute, Camp Creek, Camp Creek, Cash Creek, Cleveland Slough, Coal Creek, Coleman Slough, Deerlick Branch, Dolan Creek, Donohue Run, Douglas Creek, Dugout Run, Edwards River, Eliza Creek, Goose Run, Illinois Slough, Irwin Branch, Keating Creek, Keg Slough (historical), Little Camp Creek, Mad River, Maids Run, North Camp Creek, North Pope Creek, Parker Run, Pike Run, Pope Creek, Skunk Creek, Snake Creek, Toms Creek, Wildcat Creek, Willow Slough, Winters Creek, Yankee Branch

  Towers     show all on map

WRMJ-FM (Aledo),

Mercer County, Illinois Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteMercer County White population 15,96315,963  
MixedMercer County Mixed population 114113
BlackMercer County Black population 6564
AsianMercer County Asian population 4948
American IndianMercer County American Indian population 1616
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderMercer County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
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