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McDonough County, Illinois

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The county was created in 1826 and was named in honor of Thomas Macdonough who defeated a British squadron in the decisive naval Battle of Lake Champlain in the War of 1812. McDonough County was part of the "Military Tract" set aside by Congress for veterans of the War of 1812.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Bardolph
  • Blandinsville
  • Bushnell
  • Colchester
  • Good Hope
  • Industry
  • Macomb (County Seat)
  • Prairie City
  • Sciota
  • Tennessee

Other Townships & Communities: Adair, Bethel, Chalmers, Colmar, Doddsville, Eldorado, Emmet, Fandon, Georgetown, Hire, Lamoine, Macomb City, Moound, New Salem, Scotland, Scottsburg and Walnut Grove

Links

Wikipedia

Genealogy Trails

McDonough County Genealogical Society

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places