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Revision as of 13:20, 17 June 2011

Effingham County, Illinois
Map
Boundary map of Effingham County, Illinois
Map of the U.S. highlighting Illinois
Location of Illinois in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: February 15, 1831
County Seat Effingham
Courthouse
IL-effingham-courthouse.jpg
Address Effingham County Courthouse
101 N. 4th Street
Effingham, Illinois 62401
County Clerk and Recorder
P.O. Box 628
Effingham, Illinois 62401
(217) 342-6535
E-Mail: countyclerk@co.effingham.il.us
Circuit Court Clerk
120 W. Jefferson Avenue, Suite 101
P.O. Box 586
Effingham, Illinois 62401
(217) 342-4065
E-Mail: circuitclerk@co.effingham.il.us
Website: www.co.effingham.il.us
Named for: Lord Effingham


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

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.
- 62nd Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company G.
- 71st Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Company I.
- 98th Regiment, Illinois Infantry, Companies C and K.

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.