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When was Marion County, IL Created?
Marion County was established on January 24, 1823 from Fayette County and Jefferson County. This county was named for Francis Marion (c. 1732-1795), general in the American Revolutionary War known as "The Swamp Fox" .
What is the County Seat of Marion County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Salem also, the county government website is unkown .
What counties are adjacent to Marion County, IL?
Bordering Counties are Fayette County (north), Clay County (east), Wayne County (southeast), Jefferson County (south), Washington County (southwest), Clinton County (west)
What cities and towns are in Marion County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Alma, Central City, Centralia (part, including downtown), Iuka, Junction City, Kell, Kinmundy, Odin, Patoka, Salem, Sandoval, Vernon, Walnut Hill.
What Townships are in Marion County, IL?
Townships located in the County include Kinmundy, Iuka, Foster, Haines, Alma, Carrigan, Centralia, Raccoon, Omega, Odin, Patoka, Meacham, Stevenson, Romine, Salem, Sandoval, Tonti.
Where can find Marion County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Marion 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 Marion 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 Marion County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Marion 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.
Marion Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Marion Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Marion 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 Marion County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Marion 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 Marion County, IL?
A list of Marion County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Marion County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Marion County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Marion 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.