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McDonough County Personal Injury Lawyers

Macomb, Illinois, is the county seat of McDonough County. According to the 2010 US Census, there are more than 32,600 residents in the county situated in the west-central area of Illinois. The state legislature created McDonough County in June 1826 and named the county after Thomas McDonough, a war hero who won a decisive battle on Lake Champlain during the war of 1812.

The McDonough County law attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC provide legal advice, counsel, and representation to the residents of McDonough, Illinois, who suffered a severe injury caused by others. If you or your loved one were injured by the reckless or negligent actions of others, contact us today at (888) 424-5757 to discuss the merits of your case. Let us provide immediate legal representation to ensure your rights remain protected.

Additional County Information

According to the US Census from 2010, approximately 21,500 individuals live in Macomb. Many individuals live and work in McDonough County due to the enjoyable climate and weather conditions year-round. According to the US weather service, McDonough County averages 8°F in the winter months and 74°F during the summer months. The annual rainfall is 37 inches, and annual snowfall is 36 inches.

The Census Bureau indicates that there are approximately 590 square miles in the county consisting mostly of land. Less than one square mile has a water surface. There are about 13,000 households in the county. The dominant ancestral lineages of residents of McDonough County came from Germany, Ireland, England, Italy, and America.

Counties adjacent to McDonough County include:

  • Henderson County
  • Fulton County
  • Warren County
  • Hancock County
  • Schuyler County

Major cities, villages, unincorporated places and townships in McDonough County include:

  • Bushnell
  • Cold Chester
  • Macomb (county seat)
  • Good Hold
  • Prairie City
  • Industry
  • Bardolph
  • Blandinsville
  • Adair
  • Georgetown
  • Fandon
  • Buffalo Township
  • Cold Chester Township
  • Prairie City Township
  • Walnut Grove Township
  • Scotland Township
  • Emmet Township
  • El Dorado Township
Living and Working in McDonough County

The average household median income is $33,702. Men in the community earn, on average, $42,297 versus women making $28,530 each year. The most significant employees in McDonough County include:

  • Archer Daniels Midland
  • Bridgeway Inc.
  • Western Illinois University
  • Spoon River College
  • Farm King
  • Refreshments Services Pepsi
  • Schuld/Bushnell
  • The Elms Nursing Care
  • McDonough District Hospital
  • Pella Windows and Doors
  • Steinjager
  • Sodexo Food Service
  • Vaughn & Bushnell
  • Walmart Super Center
  • Mosaic
  • Midwest Control Products
  • Macomb School District
  • Trioak Foods
  • NTN Bower
  • Whalen Manufacturing
  • YMCA
  • Yetter Manufacturing
  • Macomb School District #185
County Transportation

The northwest portion of McDonough County is less than 20 miles from the Mississippi River that separates Illinois from Iowa and Missouri. US Highway 136 runs east and west through the county, and US Highway 67 runs north and south. The major highways and routes running through the county include:

  • Illinois Route 9
  • Illinois Route 41
  • Illinois Route 61
  • Illinois Route 95
  • Illinois Route 110
  • US Highway 67
  • US Highway 136
McDonough County Courthouse

The 9th Judicial Circuit for the State of Illinois hears cases for residents of McDonough County. The courthouse is located in Macomb, Illinois at 1 Courthouse Sq. 61455, (309) 833-2474. Contact Information for Kim Wilson, Circuit Clerk, includes a phone number of (309) 837-4889.

Obtain original copies of legal records and documents through the circuit court clerk, and at the Illinois Regional Archives Depository located at Western Illinois University. The database contains circuit court case files dated from 1830. Execution dockets filed from 1849 to 1914 can also be obtained. Jury registers data from 1891 through 1954 are also available.

Educational Opportunities

Educational opportunities from elementary school through college are available in McDonough County. Some of these educational institutions include:

  • Western Illinois University
  • Carl Sandberg College
  • Spoon River College Community Outreach
  • John Wood Community College
  • St. Paul Elementary School
  • Calvary Baptist Christian Academy
  • Macomb Senior High School
  • Bushnell-Prairie City High School
  • Edison Elementary School
  • Macomb Junior High School
  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • West Prairie South Elementary School
  • McArthur Early Childhood Center
  • Academy for Secondary Education
McDonough County Medical Centers, Hospitals, and Nursing Facilities

The residents and visitors of McDonough County have access to the latest advancements in medical technology and some of the most exceptional hospitals and centers in Illinois. Some of these in and around McDonough County include:

  • McDonough County Area Medical Centers
  • McDonough District Hospital
  • Great River Medical Center
  • OSF St. Mary Medical Center
  • Fort Madison Community Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital
  • Sarah D Culbertson Memorial Hospital
  • OSF Holy Family Medical Center
  • Graham Hospital Association
  • Mason District Hospital
  • Galesburg College Hospital
  • Unity Point Health – Keokuk

Local area nursing facilities include:

  • Countryview Care Center – Macomb
  • The Elms Nursing Home
  • Heartland of Macomb
  • Prairie City Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
  • Wesley Village Nursing Center
Area Attractions and Things to do

Many families research their ancestral history through the McDonough County Gynecological Society in Macomb, Illinois. The group reads on the third Monday of every month at 6:00 PM. The Society is located at 201 S. Lafayette (Western Illinois museum), Macomb. Additional activities in the county include:

  • Spring Lake Park (Macomb)
  • Diggers College City Bowl
  • Fun Quest Rule or Skating
  • Western Illinois Museum
  • Western Illinois University Art Gallery
  • Barefoot Gardens
  • Lakeview Nature Area
  • McDonough County Fair
  • Rialto Cinemas
  • Macomb Skateland
  • The Form
  • Bailey House
  • Schuyler Jail Museum & Genealogical Center
  • Jackson Street Hub
  • Macomb Park District
  • Bushnell Recreation and Cultural Center
  • YMCA of McDonough County
  • Rosendale Farms
Talk With a McDonough County Law Personal Injury Attorney

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC remains committed to ensuring that its client’s rights remain protected while obtaining financial compensation to recover their damages. If you were recently injured or your family suffered a wrongful death, contact us today at (888) 424-5757 to discuss your legal options. Let us begin working on your case today. We accept all cases through a contingency fee agreement. This arrangement postpones payment for all services until after we have negotiated an acceptable out of court settlement or win your case at trial.

If you have any questions about legal procedures and are looking for additional information on the valuation of cases in McDonough County, look here.

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