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McLean County, Illinois, USA

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McLean County, Illinois was formed in 1830 out of Tazewell County and named after former Illinois Sen. John McLean (D-IL). Bloomington is the county seat.

Official Web Site

Cities, Towns, Unincorporated and Incorporated Communites - Past & Present:

  • denotes County Seat

Allin - Anchor - Arrowsmith - Barnes - Bellflower - Benjaminville - Bentown - *Bloomington - Bloomington Heights - Blue Mound - Carlock - Cheney's Grove - Chenoa - Colfax - Cooksville - Covell - Cropsey - Dale - Danvers - Dawson - Downs - Dry Grove - Ellsworth - Empire - Funk's Grove - Gridley - Heyworth - Holder - Hudson - Kumler - Lawndale - Lexington - Lyttleville - Martin - McLean - Meadows - Merna - Money Creek - Mount Hope - Normal - Old Town - Randolph - Saybrook - Shirley - Stanford - Towanda - Watkins - Weedman - West - Weston - White Oak - Yates


Rick Scott, Governor and state senator of Florida

Actor McLean Stevenson

Supreme Court Justice David Davis

George Lincoln Rockwell (founder of the American Nazi Party)

Adlai E. Stevenson, 23rd Vice President of the USA

Joseph W. Fifer, Governor of Illinois

Ward Hill Lamon (Lincoln's bodyguard)

Read about more famous people who were born, raised, lived or died in McLean County:,_Illinois

McLean County is also home to the first Steak 'n Shake in Normal, Illinois in 1934

State Farm insurance company headquarters is located in Bloomington, Illinois.

Home of in Normal, Illinois were first manufactured in Bloomington, Illinois

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