The county of Jo Daviess is located in Illinois and was founded in 1827. There are 22,691 residents in Jo Daviess who have access to courthouses in Galena. 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 3,429 residents in Galena, which is 4.4 square miles and 633ft above sea level. It was settled in 1690s (French) and is governed by a Galena City Hall local government.