The county of Macoupin is located in Illinois and was founded in 1829. There are 47,765 residents in Macoupin who have access to courthouses in Carlinville. 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 5,917 residents in Carlinville, which is 3.4 square miles and 619ft above sea level. It was settled in 1865 and is governed by a local government.