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When was Clark County, IL Created?
Clark County was established on March 23, 1819 from Crawford County. This county was named for George Rogers Clark (1752–1818), highest-ranking officer in the Northwest Territory during the American Revolution .
What is the County Seat of Clark County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Marshall (prior county seats was Aurora from 1818-1823, Darwin (Name changed from McClure’s Bluff) from1823-1838) also, the county government website is www.clarkcountyil.org .
What cities and towns are in Clark County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Casey, Clarksville , Marshall, Martinsville, Westfield, West Union.
What Townships are in Clark County, IL?
Townships located in the County include Johnson, Anderson, Auburn, Casey, Darwin, Dolson, Douglas, Orange, Parker, Melrose, Marshall, Martinsville, Wabash, Westfield, York.
Where can find Clark County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Clark County vital records can be found at the Illinois Department of Public Health has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Illinois for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Clark County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Illinois Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
What Clark County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Clark County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Clark Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clark Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clark Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Illinois Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Clark County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Clark County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Illinois Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Clark County, IL?
A list of Clark County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Clark County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Clark County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Clark County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a cost. This is simply a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.