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White County, Illinois

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White County was organized from Gallatin County in 1815, and was named after Captain Isaac White, a Gallatin County legislator who is credited with the idea of extending the Illinois-Wisconsin border a few miles north of the southern tip of Lake Michigan and was also in charge of the salt works at Equality. He was killed in 1811 at the Battle of Tippecanoe.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Villages, Townships & Communities

Brownsville | Burnt Prairie | Carmi (County Seat) | Crossville | Emma | Enfield | Epworth | Gray | Grayville | Hawthorne | Herald | Herald's Prairie | Indian Creek | Maunie | Mill Shoals | Norris City | Phillips | Phillipstown | Rising Sun | Springerton



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