Place:McLean, Illinois, United States

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McLean County is the largest county by land area in the U.S. state of Illinois. McLean County is included in the BloomingtonNormal, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 169,572, which is an increase of 12.7% from 150,433 in 2000. Its county seat is Bloomington.

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History

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McLean County was formed late in 1830 out of Tazewell County. It was named for John McLean, United States Senator for Illinois, who died in 1830.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1830 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Probate 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
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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 6,565
1850 10,163
1860 28,772
1870 53,988
1880 60,100
1890 63,036
1900 67,843
1910 68,008
1920 70,107
1930 73,117
1940 73,930
1950 76,577
1960 83,877
1970 104,389
1980 119,149
1990 129,180

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to McLean 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.mclean.gov/


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