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Jo Daviess County, Illinois

US county information
NameJo Daviess County
Largest cityGalena
US Area
Total Area618.72 sq mi (1602.5 km2)
Land Area601.08 sq mi (1556.8 km2)
Water Area17.64 sq mi (45.7 km2)
Population22289 (2000)
Density14.3/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Jo Daviess County is a county located in the northwest corner of U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population was 22,289. Its county seat is Galena, Illinois.

As part of the Driftless Area, Jo Daviess County is known for its extraordinarily scenic stretches of road and valley views. Within Jo Daviess County lies Charles Mound, the highest natural point in Illinois.

Jo Daviess County is part of the Tri-State Area and the Dubuque, Iowa, Galena, Illinois, Platteville, Wisconsin, metropolitan area. Jo Daviess County's population holds 13-15% of the area's population.

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