About Fulton County

Fulton County was created in 1823 from land that was once part of Pike County. It was named for Robert Fulton, the inventor of the steamboat. It was a gateway point for settlers spreading out across the northern portion of Illinois. Our history is filled with interesting events and individuals that are still remembered today and celebrated.


Live Here

Fulton County offers a unique blend of great schools, excellent healthcare, outstanding parks, a lower cost of living and relaxed lifestyles.

Work Here

Employment opportunities in Fulton County cover a diverse range of job types.

Visit Here

Whether you are looking for a unique weekend getaway, or an extended stay, Fulton County offers a warm welcome and a relaxed, fun atmosphere to unwind.

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NEW! Fulton County GIS Map

Fulton County’s long awaited GIS map is finally here. Click on the link above to find several layers of GIS DATA right at your finger tips.