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When was Richland County, IL Created?
Richland County was established on February 24, 1841 from Clay County and Lawrence County. This county was named for Richland County, Ohio, itself named for its rich soil.
What is the County Seat of Richland County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Olney also, the county government website is unkown .
What counties are adjacent to Richland County, IL?
Bordering Counties are Jasper County (north), Crawford County (northeast), Lawrence County (east), Wabash County (southeast), Edwards County (south), Wayne County (southwest), Clay County (west)
What cities and towns are in Richland County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Calhoun, Claremont, Noble, Olney, Parkersburg.
What Townships are in Richland County, IL?
Townships located in the County include German, Bonpas, Claremont, Denver, Decker, Preston, Olney, Noble, Madison.
Where can find Richland County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Richland 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 Richland 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 Richland County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Richland County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Richland Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Richland Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Richland 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 Richland County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Richland 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 Richland County, IL?
A list of Richland County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Richland County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Richland County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Richland 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.