Macon County is named after Nathaniel Macon who was a colonel in the Revolutionary War and later a senator from North Carolina. Abraham Lincoln and his family moved to Macon County in 1830. According to the 2017 Census of Agriculture, there were 589 farms in Macon County, spanning 277,429 acres, with an average farm size of 471 acres. The population of Macon County was 110,768 (based on 2010 census). Its temperatures range from 17°F during January to 88°F during July. Average monthly precipitation ranges from 1.95" during February to 4.54" during July. If you're looking for land for sale in Macon County, IL, check out Land Pro LLC's current listings below. If there are no current listings in Macon County, take a look at land for sale in neighboring DeWitt County and Logan County. You can also view all the Illinois land offered for sale by Land Pro LLC.