::Putnam County, Illinois


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Putnam County is the least extensive county in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 6,006.<ref name="QF">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The county seat is Hennepin.<ref name="GR6">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> The county was formed in 1825 out of Fulton County and named after Israel Putnam,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> who was a general in the American Revolution.

Putnam County is part of the Ottawa-Peru, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Chicago-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Combined Statistical Area.

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