Ford County was named after Thomas Ford, Governor of Illinois from 1842 to 1846. According to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, there were 564 farms in Ford County, spanning 270,240 acres, with an average farm size of 479 acres. The population of Ford County was 14,081 (based on 2010 census). Ford County’s temperatures range from 14°F during January to 85°F during July. Average monthly precipitation ranges from 1.40" during February to 4.38" during May. If you're looking for land for sale in Ford County, IL, check out Land Pro LLC's current listings below. If there are no current listings in Ford County, take a look at land for sale in neighboring Champaign County, Iroquois County, Kankakee County, Livingston County, McLean County, and Vermilion County. You can also view all the Illinois land offered for sale by Land Pro LLC.