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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=6099&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=86&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk list of Effingham County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=6099&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=86&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk list of Effingham County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
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| 1900= 20465
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{{USCensusPop  
| 1910= 20055
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| 1900= 20465
| 1920= 19556
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| 1910= 20055
| 1930= 19013
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| 1920= 19556
| 1940= 22034
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| 1930= 19013
| 1950= 21675
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| 1940= 22034
| 1960= 23107
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| 1950= 21675
| 1970= 24608
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| 1960= 23107
| 1980= 30944
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| 1970= 24608
| 1990= 31704
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| 1980= 30944
| 2000= 34264
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| 1990= 31704
| footnote=[http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/il190090.txt IL Counties 1900-1990]
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| 2000= 34264
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| footnote=[http://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/il190090.txt IL Counties 1900-1990]  
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}}For tips on accessing census records online, see [[Illinois Census]].
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Revision as of 14:36, 8 March 2011

Template:Illinois-stub United States Gotoarrow.png Illinois Gotoarrow.png Effingham County

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1831--Effingham County was created 15 February 1831 from Fayette and Crawford Counties.
  • County seat: Effingham [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

African American[edit | edit source]

The following have information concerning African American research.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Illinois cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.

Census[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
190020,465
191020,055−2.0%
192019,556−2.5%
193019,013−2.8%
194022,03415.9%
195021,675−1.6%
196023,1076.6%
197024,6086.5%
198030,94425.7%
199031,7042.5%
200034,2648.1%
IL Counties 1900-1990

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

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Effingham County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Effingham County.
- 54th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies D and I.

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), 193. (FHL Collection Ref Book 973 D27e 2002). WorldCat entry.