The Champaign County Clerk is the official record keeper of all birth, death, marriage, and civil unions that occur in Champaign County. 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. Battle of the Decades (2014); a $100,000 second-place prize (his share of his team's $300,000 prize) in the Jeopardy! Later, the county also got an airport and a mass transit district. Meanwhile, the number of confirmed cases in the county grew by 103 Tuesday, to 10,215. Aaron Ammons was elected Champaign County Clerk in 2018. Champaign County adopted the Township form of government in 1859. “I think the value of that is that a lot of the cases that we are learning about, the person is asymptomatic,” he added. “And with the latest mitigations not expected to show up in the numbers for at least another week or 10 days, Thanksgiving this year needs to be different.”.,, Information pertaining to County Offices access during COVID-19 Pandemic. Its county seat is Urbana. 3 hours north-northeast of St. Louis, Missouri; and 2 hours west of Indianapolis, Indiana. Of those, 440 are classified as confirmed, with the 218 others probable. Champaign County is part of the Champaign–Urbana, IL Metropolitan Statistical Area. [15], The Champaign County Economic Development Corporation (CHCEDC) produced a 2009 County Demographic Profile which includes information on the population, labor, housing, cost of living, education, taxes, retail sales, transportation, quality of life, utilities. You can also select different service types to view contact information for offices dealing with that service. CUPHD is preparing to get its first delivery of vaccines. Urbana, IL 61802 Downtown Adult Detention - 204 E. Main St. Urbana, IL 61802 Satellite Adult Detention - 502 S. Lierman Ave. Urbana, IL 61802 Email: Sheriff Sheriff - 217-384-1204 DT Adult Det. US Interstates 57, 72 & 74 intersect in the County which puts Champaign County approximately 2 hours south of Chicago Illinois; 3 hours north-northeast of St. Louis, Missouri; and 2 hours west of Indianapolis, Indiana. To protect others, face coverings should be worn when in public spaces that cannot maintain 6’ social distancing. That brought the death toll to 11,677 among 674,089 confirmed or probable cases since the pandemic began as the state reported another 9,469 cases Tuesday. It has supported a Democrat in the last seven presidential elections, and since 2004 has given a majority to Democratic candidates. As of the 2010 census, its population was 201,081,[1] making it the 10th-most populous county in Illinois. This early voting site is now open seven days a week with expanded hours: … SSE winds shifting to WSW at 10 to 15 mph. A lawyer by profession, he worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Massachusetts before pursuing a career in politics. Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike encouraged Illinoisans to see their families virtually, rather than meeting in person. The Kaskaskia River has its origin to the northwest of Champaign, draining the western side of that City. Kerry not only received several honorary degrees for his services to the US, but also bagged a number of foreign honors. - 217-384-1240 Sat. He also has had several run-ins with the law, culminating in arrest a couple of times for DUI and dangerous driving. Kenneth Wayne Jennings III (born May 23, 1974) is an American game show contestant and author. Douglas County's confirmed case count grew by 12 Tuesday, to 1,334. While his official YouTube channel has more than nine million subscribers, his official Twitter page has more than 10 million followers. However, they are no match for Champaign and Urbana, which account for over 60 percent of the county's population. Champaign is the tenth-most populous city in Illinois, and the state's fourth-most populous city outside the Chicago metropolitan area. The state performed more than 120,000 tests in the 24 hour period that ended Saturday. The county's more rural precincts are still heavily Republican. Born in Hungary as Gyorgy Schwartz, he immigrated to England as a boy and he changed his name to George Soros. If you are a self-represented litigant looking for legal help, please visit Illinois Legal Aid Online or Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance. The Kaskaskia flows toward the southwest, joining the Mississippi south of St. Louis, Missouri. He made a profit of US $1 billion during the Black Wednesday currency crisis in U.K. in 1992 by short selling. There is not cost for the testing. Avg. The United States Census Bureau estimates the city was home to 88,909 people as of July 1, 2019. During the 1970’s he started actively becoming involved in charitable ventures and founded the Open Society Foundation to promote political causes, economic and social reforms. In August 2018, the Champaign County Board voted to approve solar farms on certain agricultural properties. Avg. are $4,522,700, consisting of: $2,520,700 over his 74 wins; a $2,000 second-place prize in his 75th appearance; a $500,000 second-place prize in the Jeopardy! The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 10,012 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 76 additional deaths Sunday. In 2020, he once again faced off and won against Rutter as well as James Holzhauer in a special primetime series called Jeopardy! When Gail Kennedy was hired in 1996 at Carle as a pediatric neurologist, her lawyer spouse was offered a job as a prosecutor. In order to make the solar farms, developers must obtain a special permit from the county board first. Since 1988, Champaign County has been one of the few Democratic bastions in central Illinois, and has become one of the most Democratic counties in downstate Illinois.