About Mc Leansboro, Illinois
Coordinates: 38°5?35?N 88°32?10?W? / ?38.09306°N 88.53611°W? / 38.09306; -88.53611McLeansboro is a city in Hamilton County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,883 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Hamilton County. Located in Southern Illinois, the town was named for Dr. William B. McLean, who donated the land for its founding. ABC News Reporter Christen Craig as well as sports figures Jerry Sloan (former basketball player and head coach for the Chicago Bulls and former head coach of the Utah Jazz) and Carl Mauck (former center for the Houston Oilers and NFL coach) were also born there.McLeansboro is part of the Mount Vernon, Illinois micropolitan area.