Free Ford County, Illinois Topo Maps & Elevations

Free printable Ford County, IL topographic maps, GPS coordinates, photos, & more for popular landmarks in Ford County including Paxton, Gibson City, and Piper City.

County Borders


Ford County, Illinois covers an area of approximately 479 square miles with a geographic center of 40.50867063°(N), -88.23501682°(W).

These are the far north, south, east, and west coordinates of Ford County, Illinois, comprising a rectangle that encapsulates it. Please note that not all coordinates inside this rectangle will fall inside of Ford County, Illinois, as it (most likely) doesn't fill up the entire rectangle.

North: 40.99623871°(N)
South: 40.39739990°(N)
East: -87.93283081°(W)
West: -88.45936584°(W)


According to data gathered by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. The lowest elevation in Ford County is 150 meters (492 feet). This ranks Ford County 74th in terms of lowest elevations when compared to a total of 102 counties in Illinois.

Ford County's highest elevation is 282 meters (925 feet) which ranks it 20th in terms of highest elevations when compared to a total of 102 counties in Illinois.

US Topo Maps covering Ford County, IL

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Ford County is covered by the following US Topo Map quadrants.

Buckley PDF Order Print
Buckley NW PDF Order Print
Cabery PDF Order Print
Gibson City East PDF Order Print
Gibson City West PDF Order Print
Melvin East PDF Order Print
Melvin West PDF Order Print
Onarga West PDF Order Print
Paxton PDF Order Print
Perdueville PDF Order Print
Piper City PDF Order Print
Rankin PDF Order Print
Sibley PDF Order Print

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