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Randolph County, Illinois

US county information
NameRandolph County
StateIllinois
SeatChester
Largest cityChester
US Area
Total Area597.26 sq mi (1546.9 km2)
Land Area578.42 sq mi (1498.1 km2)
Water Area18.84 sq mi (48.8 km2)
Population33893 (2000)
Density23/km2 (59.6/sq mi)
Founded1795

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Randolph County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of 2000, the population was 33,893. Its county seat is Chester.

Owing to its role in the state's history, the county motto is "Where Illinois Began."

The county is part of Southern Illinois; it borders the Greater St. Louis area.


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