Place:Boone, Illinois, United States

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NameBoone
Alt namesBoonesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates42.333°N 88.817°W
Located inIllinois, United States     (1837 - )
See alsoPutnam, Illinois, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Boone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 54,165, which is an increase of 29.6% from 41,786 in 2000. Its county seat is Belvidere.

Boone County is one of four counties included in the Rockford, Metropolitan Statistical Area and is adjacent to the Chicago Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Boone County was formed in 1837 out of Winnebago County. It was named for Kentucky frontiersman Daniel Boone.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1837 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1838 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1877 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 1,705
1850 7,624
1860 11,678
1870 12,942
1880 11,508
1890 12,203
1900 15,791
1910 15,481
1920 15,322
1930 15,078
1940 15,202
1950 17,070
1960 20,326
1970 25,440
1980 28,630
1990 30,806

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Boone County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.rootsweb.com/~ilboone/boone.htm


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