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Schuyler County, Illinois Facts

Schuyler County

When was Schuyler County, IL Created?
Schuyler County was established on January 13, 1825 from unorganized land and Pike County. This county was named for Gen. Philip Schuyler (1733-1804), American Revolutionary War general and United States Senator from New York.

What is the County Seat of Schuyler County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Rushville was originally named Rushton until April 24, 1826 (prior county seats was Beardstown, A site near present-day Pleasant View from 1825–1826) also, the county government website is www.schuylercountyillinois.com/ .

What counties are adjacent to Schuyler County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  McDonough County (north), Fulton County (northeast), Mason County (east), Cass County (southeast), Brown County (south), Adams County (southwest), Hancock County (northwest)

What cities and towns are in Schuyler County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include  Browning, Camden, Littleton, Rushville.

What Townships are in Schuyler County, IL?
Townships located in the County include Littleton, Hickory, Huntsville, Frederick, Buena Vista, Browning, Brooklyn, Birmingham, Bainbridge, Camden, Oakland, Rushville, Woodstock.


Schuyler County, IL Vital Records

Where can find Schuyler County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Schuyler 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 Schuyler County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Illinois Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.


Schuyler County, IL Census Records

What Schuyler County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Schuyler 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.

Schuyler Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Schuyler Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Schuyler 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


Schuyler County, IL Courthouse and Government Records


Schuyler County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Schuyler County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Schuyler County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Illinois Corthouse Records Research Guide

  • Schuyler County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 102 S. Congress St., Rushville, IL 62681
  • Schuyler County Clerk & Recorder of Deeds maintains records and issues certificates of vital statistics (birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage certificates) for the entire County. The Recorder's duties are receiving, filing and maintaining all records related to real property in our county. These documents range from all types of conveyance deeds, mortgages, releases and assignments, property liens, as well as, assorted federal, state and local liens. The Recorder’s office is responsible for the recordation and storage of plats of subdivision, land surveys and monument records. Many other types of miscellaneous documents are recorded, such as; foreign birth certificates, foreign marriage licenses, and military discharge paperwork to name a few.
    • Phone: 217-322-4734
    • Marriage Records: 1825
    • Birth & Death Records: 1877
    • Land Records: 1817
  • Schuyler County Clerk of the Circuit Court, commonly known as the Circuit Clerk, is the keeper of the files and records of the Circuit Court. The Circuit Clerk's Office retains documents some of which include criminal law, chancery, support, probate, adoption, ect....
    • Phone: 217-322-4633
    • Probate Records: 1825
    • Court Records: 1825
  • Schuyler County Treasurer's Office is responsible for the statutory duties required as County Treasurer and as Ex-Officio County Collector of Real Estate Property Taxes and Drainage District Taxes for the entire county.
  • The county archives of the state of Illinois
  • Local Government Records Database - provides a listing of the local governmental records held by the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) system
  • BLM Land Records

Schuyler County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Schuyler County, IL?
A list of Schuyler County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Schuyler County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Schuyler County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Schuyler 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.

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