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Bond County, Illinois
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Bond County, Illinois Facts

When was Bond County, IL Created?
Bond County was established on January 4, 1817.

What is the County Seat of Bond County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Greenville since 1821 (prior county seats was Hills Station or Hills Fort (1817), Perryville (1817–1821)) also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Bond County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  Montgomery CountyFayette CountyClinton CountyMadison County

Bond County, IL Census Records

What Bond County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Bond County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Bond County, IL Courthouse and Government Records

Bond County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Bond County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Bond County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Illinois courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Illinois residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Bond County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Illinois Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Bond County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Bond Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Bond Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Bond Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Bond Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Bond Co. IL General and History Websites

Bond Co. IL Military Records