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Ford County, Illinois

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On February 17, 1859 Ford County became the 102nd and last county to be established in the State of Illinois.

Ford County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 United States Census, it had a population of 14,081. Its county seat is Paxton.
Ford County was named after Thomas Ford, the Governor of Illinois from 1842 to 1846.