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Illinois with Counties, Cities, and Towns Project

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  • Jerry McCord Van Dyke (1931 - 2018)
    Jerry Van Dyke, the younger brother of Dick Van Dyke who struggled for decades to achieve his own stardom before clicking as the dim-witted sidekick in television's "Coach," died, according to his mana...
  • William Henry Herndon (1818 - 1891)
    Lincoln and Herndon's Law Office, 1860 William H. Herndon (1819-1891) "Mr. Lincoln was the most generous, forebearing, and charitable man I ever knew," said William H. Herndon.1 Herndon was the thi...
  • Archer Gray Herndon (1795 - 1867)
    Herndon was one of the "Long Nine" and was elected State Senator in 1836. He was then in the Land Office in Springfield from 1842 to 1849. Archer Herndon was the founder of the pioneer Herndon family o...
  • Rev. Thomas Dutton (1812 - 1885)
    He was a graduate of Williams College, studied for the ministry, and served as minister in the Congregational Church in Milford, Connecticut. Owing to ill health he came west in 1844 with his family, l...
  • Charles M Herbolsheimer (1864 - 1942)
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This project is part of the State of Illinois Portal.

This project is for those FROM Illinois and/or their respective Counties.

There are 102 counties in the state of Illinois.

Most counties in Illinois were named after early American leaders, especially of the American Revolutionary War, as well as soldiers from the Battle of Tippecanoe and the War of 1812. Some are named after natural features or counties in other states. Some are named for early Illinois leaders. Two counties are named for Native American tribes, and one bears the name of a plant used as a food source by Native Americans.

  • Adams
  • Alexander
  • Bond
  • Boone
  • Brown
  • Bureau
  • Calhoun
  • Carroll
  • Cass
  • Champaign
  • Christian
  • Clark
  • Clay
  • Clinton
  • Coles
  • Cook
  • Crawford
  • Cumberland
  • DeKalb
  • De Witt
  • Douglas
  • DuPage
  • Edgar
  • Edwards
  • Effingham
  • Fayette
  • Ford
  • Franklin
  • Fulton
  • Gallatin
  • Greene
  • Grundy
  • Hamilton
  • Hancock
  • Hardin
  • Henderson
  • Henry
  • Iroquois
  • Jackson
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson
  • Jersey
  • Jo Daviess
  • Johnson
  • Kane
  • Kankakee
  • Kendall
  • Knox
  • Lake
  • La Salle
  • Lawrence
  • Lee
  • Livingston
  • Logan
  • McDonough
  • McHenry
  • McLean
  • Macon
  • Macoupin
  • Madison
  • Marion
  • Marshall
  • Mason
  • Massac
  • Menard
  • Mercer
  • Monroe
  • Montgomery
  • Morgan
  • Moultrie
  • Ogle
  • Peoria
  • Perry
  • Piatt
  • Pike
  • Pope
  • Pulaski
  • Putnam
  • Randolph
  • Richland
  • Rock Island
  • St. Clair
  • Saline
  • Sangamon
  • Schuyler
  • Scott
  • Shelby
  • Stark
  • Stephenson
  • Tazewell
  • Union

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