The county of Jersey is located in Illinois and was founded in February 28, 1839. There are 22,985 residents in Jersey who have access to courthouses in Jerseyville. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Illinois is part of the 7th federal circuit court as well.
There are 8,465 residents in Jerseyville, which is 5.2 square miles and 659ft above sea level. It was settled in 1827 and is governed by a City commission local government.