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Welcome to Union County


Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 17,808. Its county seat is Jonesboro. It is located in the southern portion of Illinois known locally as “Little Egypt”. Union County was formed out of Johnson County on January 2, 1818, the same year Illinois became a state. It was named for a joint revival meeting of the Baptists and Dunkards, called a “union meeting”. The county seal depicts the leaders of these two groups shaking hands.

Your Elected Officials


Max Miller

Chairman

Kent Pitts

Vice-Chairman

Darryl Harvell

Commissioner

Bobby Toler Jr.

Commissioner

David Gould

Commissioner

Keri Clark

Circuit Clerk

Phil Hileman

Coroner

Lance Meisenheimer

County Clerk

Leigh Burns

County Treasurer

Tyler Tripp

State's Attorney

Dale Foster

Sheriff

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