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Douglas County, Illinois

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Douglas County was formed in 1859 out of Coles County. It was named for Stephen A. Douglas, who was elected to the United States Senate in 1858, following the Lincoln-Douglas Debates.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Arcola
  • Arthur (part)
  • Atwood (part)
  • Camargo
  • Garrett
  • Hindsboro
  • Newman
  • Tuscola (County Seat)
  • Villa Grove

Other Communities & Townships: Bourbon, Bowdre, Chesterville, Chicken Bristle, Fairland, Ficklin, Fillmore, Filson, Galton, Hugo, Hayes, Hillcrest, Kemp, Meadowview, Murdock, North Prairie Acres, Northgate, Parkview, Patterson Springs, Sargent, Southland Acres, West Ridge and Yoder Addition



Genealogy Trails

Genealogy Trails

IL Gen Web


Douglas County Museum

1914 Map of Douglas County

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