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Stephenson County, Illinois

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The land that became Stephenson County was first settled by William Waddams in 1832, who founded Waddams Grove. By 1837, population was sufficient to form Stephenson County. It was named for Colonel Benjamin Stephenson, an official of the Illinois Territory.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Villages

  • Cedarville
  • Dakota
  • Davis
  • Freeport (County Seat)
  • German Valley
  • Lena
  • Orangeville
  • Pearl City
  • Ridott
  • Rock City
  • Winslow

Townships & Communities

Afolkey | Baileyville | Bolton | Buckeye | Buckhorn Corners | Buena Vista | Dakota | Damascus | Eleroy | Erin | Evarts | Florence | Harlem | Jefferson | Kent | Lake Summerset | Lancaster | Loran | McConnell | Oneco | Red Oak | Rock Grove | Rock Run | Scioto Mills | Silver Creek | Waddams | Waddams Grove | West Point | Willow Lake | Winneshiek | Winslow | Yellow Creek

Links

Wikipedia

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places