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When was Fayette County, IL Created?
Fayette County was established on February 14, 1821 from Bond County, Clark County, Crawford County and Jefferson County. This county was named for Marquis de la Fayette (1757–1834), French military officer who was a key factor in the American and French Revolutions. .
What counties are adjacent to Fayette County, IL?
Bordering Counties are Shelby County (northeast), Effingham County (east), Clay County (southeast), Marion County (south), Clinton County (southwest), Bond County (west), Montgomery County (northwest)
What cities and towns are in Fayette County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include St. Elmo, Vandalia, Bingham, Brownstown, Farina, Ramsey, St. Peter.
What Townships are in Fayette County, IL?
Townships located in the County include Kaskaskia, LaClede, Bowling Green, Avena, Bear Grove, Carson, Ramsey, Pope, North Hurricane, Otego, Lone Grove, Loudon, South Hurricane, Sharon, Shafter, Sefton, Seminary, Vandalia, Wheatland, Wilberton.
Where can find Fayette County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Fayette 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 Fayette 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 Fayette County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Fayette 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.
Fayette Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Fayette Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Fayette 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 Fayette County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Fayette 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 Fayette County, IL?
A list of Fayette County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Fayette County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Fayette County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Fayette 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.