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Knox County, Illinois

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The modern Knox County, Illinois, was organized in 1825 and was named in honor of Henry Knox, the first US Secretary of War.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Abingdon
  • Altona
  • East Galesburg
  • Galesburg (County Seat)
  • Henderson
  • Knoxville
  • London Mills (part)
  • Maquon
  • Oneida
  • Rio
  • St. Augustine
  • Victoria
  • Wataga
  • Williamsfield
  • Yates City

Other Townships & Communities: Appleton, Cedar, Centerville, Chestnut, Columbia Heights, Copley, Dahinda, Delong, Douglas, Elba, Elba Center, Galesburg City, Gilson, Haw Creek, Henderson Grove, Hermon, Indian Point, Knox, Lynn, Oak Run, Ontario, Orange, Persifer, Rapatee, Salem, Saluda, Soperville, Sparta, Trenton Corners, Truro, Uniontown, Victoria and Walnut Grove



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places