Brown County, Illinois

county in Illinois, United States

Brown County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2020 census, the population was 6,244.[1] The county seat is Mount Sterling.[2]

Siloam Springs State Park is in this county.

History change

Brown County was founded in 1839. It is named in honor of U.S. General Jacob Brown, who defeated the British at the Battle of Sackett's Harbor in 1813.

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Brown County, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 11, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.