==== Family History Centers ====
There are over 4500 [[Family History Centers|Family History Centers]] worldwide which serve as branch facilities of the [[Family History Library|Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City, Utah. Volunteers provide research assistance to help patrons identify their ancestors. Microfilm and microfiche may be ordered from the FHL collection at a nominal cost. Locate your nearest Family History Center<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1313427430247_409" /> at the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations FamilySearch] website. Call ahead to verify operating hours. All are welcome.<br><br>The following centers are accessible to residents of Effingham County, Illinois:
'''[[Centralia Illinois Family History Center|Centralia Illinois Family History Center ]]<br>'''Leafland & 3rd Street<br>Centralia, Marion, Illinois<br>Phone: 618-532-3482<br>Hours: Wednesday 2-6pm<br>Attention: We have temporarily moved to this new location while our building is being remodeled.<br><br>
[[Champaign Illinois Family History Center|'''Champaign Illinois''' '''Family History Center''']]<br>604 W Windsor Rd<br>Champaign, Champaign, Illinois<br>Phone: 217-352-8063<br>Hours: Thur-Sat 9:30-12:30pm; Thur 7pm-9pm; or by appt<br><br>'''[[Terre Haute Indiana Family History Center|Terre Haute Indiana Family History Center]] '''<br>1845 N 6 1/2 St<br>Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana<br>Phone: 812-234-0269<br>Hours: Tue 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.<br>Closed: Mondays after 6:00 p.m., all major holidays, inclement weather, whenever Vigo schools are on delays or early dismissals.<br>Attention: The Center is also available by appointment.<br><br>Please note: Addresses posted are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
==== Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) ====