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Oquawka is a village in Henderson County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,539 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Henderson County. Within the city exists a memorial and grave marker to a circus elephant named Norma Jean, who perished on July 17, 1972 after being struck by lightning. The pachyderm was attached to a small circus that performed in the city. Norma Jean was buried on the spot, and the circus, without its star attraction, closed within a year. Later, local pharmacist Wade Meloan spearheaded the drive to build the monument that stands over her grave. Oquawka is part of the Burlington, IA–IL Micropolitan Statistical Area. (from wikipedia)

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Henderson County2,477 Population (as of 2000)
Illinois State1,093 Population (current)
40.0 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.1 Square Miles of Water$61,800 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$33,182 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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34 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$715,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
160 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$2,987,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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