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When was Clinton County, IL Created?
Clinton County was established on December 27, 1824 from Bond County and Washington County. This county was named for DeWitt Clinton (1769–1828), Governor of New York, responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal.
What counties are adjacent to Clinton County, IL?
Bordering Counties are Bond County (north), Fayette County (northeast), Marion County (east), Washington County (south), St. Clair County (west), Madison County (northwest)
What cities and towns are in Clinton County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Breese, Carlyle, Centralia, Trenton, Albers, Aviston, Bartelso, Beckemeyer, Damiansville, Germantown, Hoffman, Keyesport, Huey, New Baden, St. Rose.
What Townships are in Clinton County, IL?
Townships located in the County include Lake, Irishtown, East Fork, Germantown, Breese, Brookside, Clement, Carlyle, Meridian, Looking Glass, Saint Rose, Santa Fe, Wade, Sugar Creek, Wheatfield.
Where can find Clinton County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Clinton 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 Clinton 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 Clinton County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Clinton County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Clinton Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clinton Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clinton 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 Clinton County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Clinton 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 Clinton County, IL?
A list of Clinton County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Clinton County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Clinton County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Clinton 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.