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When was Washington County, IL Created?
Washington County was established on January 2, 1818 from St. Clair County. This county was named for George Washington (1732-1799), commander-in-chief of American forces in the American Revolutionary War and first President of the United States .
What is the County Seat of Washington County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Nashville (prior county seats was Covington from 1818–1831) also, the county government website is unkown .
What cities and towns are in Washington County, IL?
Cities and towns located in the County include Addieville, Ashley, Centralia, Du Bois, Hoyleton, Irvington, Nashville, New Minden, Oakdale, Okawville, Radom, Richview, Venedy, Wamac.
What Townships are in Washington County, IL?
Townships located in the County include Lively Grove, Hoyleton, Irvington, Johannisburg, Bolo, Ashley, Beaucoup, Covington, DuBois, Plum Hill, Pilot Knob, Okawville, Oakdale, Nashville, Richview, Venedy.
Where can find Washington County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Washington County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Washington Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Washington Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Washington 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 Washington County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Washington 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 Washington County, IL?
A list of Washington County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Illinois Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Washington County, IL Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Washington County, IL?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Washington 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.