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  Champaign County, Illinois Local Government Information Center
Champaign County, Illinois is located in the heart of East Central Illinois, at Latitude 40.14030 North, Longitude 88.19610 West.
Champaign County comprises 1008 square miles, the majority of which are involved in agriculture.
The largest urban areas in the County are the City of Champaign (67,518), the City of Urbana (36,595), and the Village of Rantoul (12,857).
www.co.champaign.il.us   (228 words)

  Champaign County, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Champaign County is situated on the divide between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
The northeast corner of Champaign, the central portion of the University campus, and the northern part of Urbana are drained by the Boneyard Creek, which flows into the Saline Ditch, a tributary of the Vermilion and Wabash Rivers.
The county and county seat were named for Champaign County, Ohio and Urbana, Ohio respectively, the homeplace of the Illinois legislator who sponsored the bill to create the county.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Champaign_County,_Illinois   (805 words)

 Champaign, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Champaign was founded in 1855, when the Illinois Central Railroad laid its track two miles west of downtown Urbana.
Champaign shares a border with the neighboring city of Urbana; together the two cities are often referred to as Urbana-Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, or Chambana and are often referred to locally as the "Twin Cities".
Champaign is served by I-57, I-72, I-74, two railroad lines, and the University of Illinois operated Willard Airport (CMI).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Champaign,_Illinois   (1454 words)

 History of Champaign County, Illinois and its cities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Urbana (with a population of 5,708 in 1900) is the county seat.
- a flourishing city in Champaign County, 128 miles southwest of Chicago and 83 miles northeast of Springfield; is the intersecting point of three lines of railway and connected with the adjacent city of Urbana, the county-seat, by an electric railway.
Champaign has an excellent system of water-works, well-paved streets, and is lighted by both gas and electricity.
www.iltrails.org /champaign/countyhistory_champaign.html   (598 words)

 farmdoc : CAN 1988 DROUGHT YIELDS OCCUR AGAIN IN NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ILLINOIS?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Between 1992 and 2001, the average county yield in Champaign County, Ohio was 135 bu.
County, Ohio was catching up with Champaign County, Illinois, given similarity in yields between 1997 and 2002 (see Figure 1).
The 2002 yield in Champaign County, Ohio was 77 bu.
www.farmdoc.uiuc.edu /manage/newsletters/fefo03_06/fefo03_06.html   (888 words)

 Champaign County Forest Preserve District - Helping Preserve Nature in Champaign County
The CCFPD is a local, property tax-supported government agency charged with the stewardship of four forest preserves covering 3,500 acres in Champaign County, Illinois.
We are stewards of our county's natural and historic resources through conservation, education and the compatible outdoor recreation experiences we provide at Champaign County's Forest Preserves.
To hold a valued and vital place in the lives of Champaign County residents and be recognized for innovation, leadership and excellence.
www.ccfpd.org   (350 words)

 Champaign County, Illinois Local Government Information Center
The historic Champaign County Courthouse, located on Courthouse Square in downtown Urbana, Illinois, is currently undergoing extensive renovation.
This project was initiated by the County Board in spite of the growth west of the city and the incorporation of Champaign.
The Champaign County Board has appointed a citizens advisory committee and charged them with obtaining private and public grant funds in order to restore the clock and bell tower to a height of 123 feet.
www.co.champaign.il.us /CLOCKTOWER/belltowe.htm   (743 words)

 Success Story - Buffer Success in Champaign County | Illinois NRCS
NRCS in Champaign County leads the state in establishment of vegetative buffers along streams and waterways to improve water quality and increase wildlife habitat.
To date, 69% of streambank miles in the county are lined with grasses, native grasses, trees, and other native habitat, which all filter pollutants and nutrients from runoff water before entering our streams.
The buffer program is popular with landowners and operators, and most of the county’s 1,700 active farmers have some or all of their streambanks buffered.
www.il.nrcs.usda.gov /features/success/buffer.html   (432 words)

 The Urbana Free Library Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Champaign County Historical Archives is a department of The Urbana Free Library that specializes in genealogy and local history.
Although the focus is Champaign County, the Archives also has an extensive collection of works dealing with the rest of Illinois and most of the states east of the Mississippi.
Whether you have Champaign County ancestors or no connection to the county at all, there is a wealth of potentially useful materials available in both print and microform.
urbanafreelibrary.org /archives.htm   (489 words)

 Champaign County Urbana, Illinois (Counties)
Formed in 1833 out of part of Vermilion County, Champaign county is located about 130 miles south of Chicago, 160 northwest of St Louis, 100 west of Indianapolis, and 90 miles east of Peoria.
Abraham Lincoln practiced law in the county in the mid-1850's prior to his running for the U.S. Senate in 1958 against Stephen A. Douglas.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 170,272, a decrease of 2,753 over the 1990 census.
www.ohwy.com /il/y/y17019.htm   (181 words)

 Statement of SEP candidate Tom Mackaman to Champaign County, Illinois Election Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The state of Illinois is proud to declare itself the “land of Lincoln.” But Lincoln came to prominence as the candidate of a third party that challenged the existing bipartisan consensus in favor of slavery.
Hostetler are employed by the Illinois House of Representatives and are therefore employees of the State of Illinois.
Thus, half of the population of the state of Illinois is not afforded even the minimal and inadequate choice of alternatives within the existing two-party system.
wsws.org /articles/2004/jul2004/toms-j07.shtml   (1538 words)

 The Restoration Movement in Illinois: Champaign County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
He was the first minister whose name appears upon the marriage records of the county as officiating at a marriage early in the history of the neighborhood.
He moved to Champaign, but resigned the care of the mission after a short service on the ground that "permanent results promised to be more tardy than he thought he ought to wait for." The care of the mission then went to Min.
The church is located at the seat of the University of Illinois and is alive to its opportunities and responsibilities.
www.bible.acu.edu /stone-campbell/States/Illinois/champ.htm   (1201 words)

 Champaign County Chamber of Commerce, Illinois
The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce provides decisive action so that business thrives; our communities and infrastructure grow; and all people enjoy an ever-improving quality of life.
We serve our growing membership by advocating for business, by leading healthy alliances and by promoting Champaign County as the best place to do business.
© Copyright 2006 Champaign County Chamber of Commerce.
www.ccchamber.org   (73 words)

 Wisconsin Ag Connection - Illinois News - Mystery Spores Found in Champaign County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
A spore trap in Champaign County, Illinois has turned up 4 rust-like spores, but plant pathologists are quick to say that this finding does not mean we have Asian soybean rust infection in Illinois.
At this time, she says that U of I Extension recommendations are that farmers south of Champaign County in Illinois and within a 200 mile radius begin diligent scouting for Asian soybean rust on a three day schedule.
The USDA forecast outlook indicates that the risk of large numbers of soybean rust spores being deposited in Illinois this week is low.
www.wisconsinagconnection.com /story-regional.cfm?tble=IL2005&ID=603   (307 words)

 No. 4-01-0911, Champaign Township v. County of Champaign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The parties in this case include the City of Champaign (City) as well as two townships with similar names: the City Township of Champaign (east township) and Champaign Township (west township).
On November 27, 2000, the west township filed a complaint, asking the circuit court to enjoin the City, the east township, and their officials from asserting jurisdiction over the disputed territory.
The west township named as defendants the City, east township, board of trustees of Champaign County, county clerk, and county treasurer.
www.state.il.us /court/Opinions/AppellateCourt/2002/4thDistrict/June/Html/4010911.htm   (2667 words)

 Champaign County Foreclosures for Sale. Real Estate in Illinois
Browse Homes.com for Champaign County, Illinois homes for sale, Champaign County IL Real Estate Agents or real estate agents, plus Champaign County, IL apartments and houses for rent.
Then contact any of the Champaign County, IL Real Estate Agents in our agent and broker directory for professional assistance finding your Champaign County, IL area home.
This pre-foreclosure property in Champaign County has just entered the foreclosure...
www.homes.com /Real_Estate/Search/IL/County/CHAMPAIGN/Type/Foreclosures/Total/135/Page/85   (319 words)

 Illinois Birth Certificate, Death Record, Marriage license and other vital records
Many county records are located at the Eastern Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) which is in the Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University.
For certified copies, write to the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the marriage license was obtained.
For certified copies, write to the Clerk of the Circuit Court in the county where the divorce was granted.
www.vitalrec.com /il.html   (545 words)

 Champaign County Humane Society On-Line
The Champaign County Humane Society is opposed to blood sports, such as bull fighting, dogfighting, cockfighting, live coursing, and similar spectacles.
It is therefore The Champaign County Humane Society's policy to take all steps necessary to end these cruel events, by cooperation with local, state and federal law enforcement officials, by investigation conducted through our own cruelty investigator, and by legal action when warranted.
The Champaign County Humane Society was incorporated in 1951 by a diverse group of local citizens who cared deeply about animals.
www.cuhumane.org   (1321 words)

 Cherry Hills of Champaign County Homeowners Association
Annexation Agreement: The Annexation Agreement dated April 15, 1988, between the city of Champaign, Illinois, and Owner, and recorded with the Recorder of Champaign County, Illinois, in Book 1581, at page 397, as Document No. 88 R 9298.
Each owner-member shall be subject to assessment for annual dues to the association not to exceed $100.00 (one hundred dollars) unless a larger amount is approved by the owners of 80% of the lots.
It is further specifically understood that fire service protection shall be contracted for the subdivision through the HomeownerÕs Association and that each lot not within the City of Champaign will be subject to an assessment for its prorata share of the expense of the contract with the fire department and for fire hydrant rental.
www.cherryhillsassoc.com /convenant5.html   (3061 words)

 Champaign County, Illinois detailed profile - houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
County population in 2005: 184,905 (84% urban, 16% rural)
Champaign County, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 fatalities and 61 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
www.city-data.com /county/Champaign_County-IL.html   (1488 words)

 Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County, Illinois - Donate
Champaign, IL Please make your check payable to "Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County." If donating for a specific home-building project, be sure to note that on the check.
A Residual Bequest is an amount that you leave to Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County representing the portion of your estate that remains after payment of debts, taxes, expenses, and specific bequests.
A bequest that benefits Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County is a powerful way for you to demonstrate your dedication to improving our community.
www.cuhabitat.org /donate   (555 words)

 Sadorus, Illinois, USA - History
He was the first permanent white settler in Champaign County, Illinois.
In 1835 he built one of the first frame houses in Champaign county, hauling the the lumber from Covington, Indiana.
The trial was finally held in April 1859, in Urbana, the county seat of Champaign County, Illinois.
www.sadorus.com /history.htm   (694 words)

 Champaign County (Illinois) Genealogical Society
Champaign County is located in the heart of East Central Illinois, at Latitude 40.14030 North, Longitude 88.19610 West.
With Interstates 57 and 74 intersecting in the County, Chicago, Illinois is approximately 2 hours north; St. Louis, Missouri is approximately 3 hours south-southwest; and Indianapolis, Indiana is approximately 2 hours east.
The largest urban areas in the County are the City of Champaign (67,518), the City of Urbana (36,595).
www.rootsweb.com /~ilccgs   (211 words)

 VISITORS GUIDE TO Champaign County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
911 is the emergency telephone number for Champaign County and Champaign County.
Champaign County has an expansive assortment of faith denominations.
For places of worship, refer to the local yellow pages or contact the Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 217-351-4133 or 800-369-6151.
www.cucvb.org /localinfo/services.html   (204 words)

 'Rust like' spores reported in Champaign county Illinois
The unconfirmed spores were reported on July 29 in one Illinois spore trap in Champaign county.
Spraying fungicides in Illinois is not recommended at this time.
The latest report of rust infected soybean plants is in Lee County in Alabama, in the east east-central part of the state.
www.agriculture.com /ag/story.jhtml;jsessionid=PHHHLEPTZHLAVQFIBQPSCZQ?storyid=/templatedata/ag/story/data/agNews_050802crRUST.xml   (386 words)

 Illinois Funds E-Pay: Champaign County Clerk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In an effort to offer the most innovative payment options to the citizens of Champaign County, I hope you find this service easy and convenient to use.
All the required information must be received by the Champaign County Clerk before your records will be released.
The fee is not charged by the Champaign County Clerk.
www.illinoisepay.com /epay/GetSite?cmd=get&siteId=117   (381 words)

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