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Greene County, Illinois
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Greene County, Illinois Facts

When was Greene County, IL Created?
Greene County was established on January 20, 1821.

What is the County Seat of Greene County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Carrollton also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Greene County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  Scott CountyMorgan CountyMacoupin CountyJersey CountyCalhoun CountyPike County

Greene County, IL Census Records

What Greene County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Greene County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Greene County, IL Courthouse and Government Records

Greene County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Greene County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Greene 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 Greene 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.

Greene County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Greene Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Greene Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Greene Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Greene Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Greene Co. IL General and History Websites

Greene Co. IL Military Records