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When was St Clair County, IL Created?
St Clair County was established on April 27, 1790 from the Northwest Territory (St. Clair County was the first county established in Illinois, at the time a part of the Northwest Territory). This county was named for Arthur St. Clair (1737-1818), major general in the American Revolutionary War and first Governor of the Northwest Territory.
What is the County Seat of St Clair County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Belleville (three judicial districts was initially established in Cahokia, Kaskaskia and Prairie du Rocher. With the formation of Randolph County in 1795, Cahokia became the sole seat of government for St. Clair County from 1790–1814) also, the county government website is www.co.st-clair.il.us .
What counties are adjacent to St Clair County, IL?
Bordering Counties are Madison County (north), Clinton County (northeast), Washington County (east), Randolph County (south), Monroe County (southwest), St. Louis, Missouri (west), St. Louis County, Missouri (west)
What cities and towns are in St Clair County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Alorton, Belleville, Brooklyn, Cahokia, Caseyville, Centreville, Collinsville, Dupo, East Carondelet, East St. Louis, Fairmont City, Fairview Heights, Fayetteville, Freeburg, Lebanon, Lenzburg, Marissa, Mascoutah, Millstadt, New Athens, O'Fallon, Sauget, Scott AFB, Shiloh, Smithton, St. Libory, Summerfield, Swansea, Washington Park.
What Townships are in St Clair County, IL?
Townships located in the County include Belleville, Lebanon, Lenzburg, Fayetteville, Engelmann, East St. Louis, Freeburg, Canteen, Caseyville, Centreville, Prairie du Long, O’Fallon, Marissa, Mascoutah, Millstadt, New Athens, Stites, St. Clair, Shiloh Valley, Smithton, Sugarloaf, Stookey.
Where can find St Clair County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
St Clair 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 St Clair 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 St Clair County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for St Clair County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
St Clair Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. St Clair Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. St Clair 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 St Clair County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in St Clair 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 St Clair County, IL?
A list of St Clair County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other St Clair County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in St Clair County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to St Clair 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.