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TAZEWELL COUNTY,
ILLINOIS

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COURTHOUSE INFO:

County Courthouse
11 S. 4th St. - Ste. 432
Pekin, IL  61554-4281
Phone:  (309) 477-2272
Fax: (309) 477-2273
Website:  http://www.tazewell.com

HISTORY

Tazewell County was formed out of Peoria County in 1827. The consensus appears to be that it was named in honor of Littleton Tazewell, who was serving in the U.S. Senate, and who became Governor of Virginia in 1834. It is, however, possible that it was named for Littleton's father, prominent Virginia politician Henry Tazewell, for whom Tazewell County, Virginia, was named.
 


County Seat:
  Pekin
Year Organized: 1827 
Square Miles:  649


 

 

 
 

ADJACENT COUNTIES:

1 -  Woodford Co. - North
2. - McLean Co. - East
3. - Logan Co. - South
4. - Mason Co. - Southwest
5. - Fulton Co. - West
6. - Peoria Co. - Northwest


Cities:

* Delavan
* East Peoria
* Marquette Heights
* Pekin
* Washington


Village:

* Armington
* Creve Coeur
* Deer Creek
* Goodfield
* Hopedale
* Mackinaw
* Minier
* Morton
* North Pekin
* South Pekin
* Tremont


Unincorporated communities:

* Groveland


Townships:

* Boynton
* Cincinnati
* Deer Creek
* Delavan
* Dillon
* Elm Grove
* Fondulac
* Groveland
* Hittle
* Hopedale
* Little Mackinaw
* Mackinaw
* Malone
* Morton
* Pekin
* Sand Prairie
* Spring Lake
* Tremont
* Washington
 

 

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