Macomb, city (1990 pop. 19,952), seat of McDonough co., W Ill.; inc. as a city 1856. A trade and manufacturing center in a rich farm, clay, and coal region, the city is known for its artistic clay products. Among its other manufactures are insulated containers and roller bearings. Western Illinois Univ. is there.
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