Fulton County, Illinois

county in Illinois, United States

Fulton County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2020 census, it had a population of 33,609.[1] Its county seat is Lewistown,[2] and the largest city is Canton.

Fulton County was founded in 1823 and named for Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat.[3]

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Fulton 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.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 133.