ILLINOIS GENEALOGY EXPRESS

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EDGAR COUNTY,
ILLINOIS

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Sharon Wick

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COURTHOUSE INFO:

HISTORY

Edgar County was formed out of Clark County in 1823 and named for John Edgar, an Irish-born officer in the Royal Navy who resigned rather than fight against the Americans in the Revolutionary War. Edgar moved to Kaskaskia, Illinois in 1784, becoming a miller and merchant in that town.

 

CITIES:
* Chrisman
* Paris

VILLAGES:
* Brockton
* Hume
* Kansas
* Metcalf
* Redmon
* Vermilion

 

TOWNSHIPS:
* Brouilletts Creek
* Buck
* Edgar
* Elbridge
* Embarrass
* Grandview
* Hunter
* Kansas
* Paris
* Prairie
* Ross
* Shiloh
* Stratton
* Symmes
* Young America

 
 


 

County Seat:
Year Organized: 1823
Square Miles:
 
 

ADJACENT COUNTIES:

1 - Vermilion Co., IL
2 - Vermillion Co., IN
3 - Vigo Co., IN
4 - Clark Co., IL
5 - Coles Co., IL
6 - Douglas Co., IL
7 - Champaign Co., IL

 

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