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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Illinois Genealogy|Illinois]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Effingham County'''
Guide to '''Effingham County, Illinois ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br> {{Click|Image:IL_ORP.png|Illinois Online Genealogy Records}}{{Infobox U.S. County
| county = Effingham County
| county_map = Il-effingham.png
| Effingham County Courthouse
| building address = '''Effingham County Courthouse'''<br>101 N. 4th Street<br>Effingham, Illinois 62401<br>[http://www.co.effingham.il.us/index.html Effingham County Website]
}} 
=== County Organization ===
=== Historical Facts ===
[[Image:Lordeffingham.jpg|thumb|right|Lordeffingham.jpg]]
'''Effingham County''' is named for {{wpd|Lord Effingham}} who is noted for resigning his commission as general in the British army in 1775 and refusing to serve in the war against the colonies.