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{{Clinton County, Illinois}} The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names. To see a list of places in Clinton County, click on [Show], above.  
The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names. To see a list of places in Clinton County, click on [Show], above.  
 
  
 
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Revision as of 13:02, 14 June 2011

Clinton County, Illinois
Map
Map of Illinois highlighting Clinton County
Location in the state of Illinois, United States Genealogy
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: December 27, 1824
County Seat Carlyle
Courthouse
IL-clinton-courthouse.jpg
Address 850 Fairfax Street
Carlyle, IL 62231

618-594-2464, Ext. 630

Website: www.clintonco.illinois.gov
Named for: DeWitt Clinton


United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Illinois, United States GenealogyGotoarrow.png Clinton County

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

History Facts[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names. To see a list of places in Clinton County, click on [Show], above. 

Resources[edit | edit source]

African American[edit | edit source]

The following have information concerning African American research.

Archives and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Gotoarrow.png Find A Grave, list of cemeteries. Additional information can be found at local level (city, township, etc.)

Census[edit | edit source]

Federal[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190019,824
191022,83215.2%
192022,9470.5%
193021,369−6.9%
194022,9127.2%
195022,594−1.4%
196024,0296.4%
197028,31517.8%
198032,61715.2%
199033,9444.1%
200035,5354.7%
Est. 200636,6333.1%
IL Counties 1900-1990

For tips on accessing census records online, see Illinois Census.

State[edit | edit source]

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Mailing Lists[edit | edit source]

Message Boards[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

= Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military History and Records[edit | edit source]

Minorities[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

=Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

The Society focuses on Alexander, Clay, Clinton, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Massac, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, and Williamson counties. The Society's book and microfilm collection is housed at the John A. Logan College Library. The Society publishes a newsletter (click here for recent issues) and a quarterly journal The Saga of Southern Illinois (click here for a topical index for a breakdown of what has been published for each county).

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. WorldCat 50140092, FHL Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)