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Iroquois County, Illinois
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Iroquois County, Illinois Facts

When was Iroquois County, IL Created?
Iroquois County was established on February 26, 1833.

What is the County Seat of Iroquois County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Watseka (prior county seats was Montgomery from 1837–1839, Middleport from 1839–1865) also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Iroquois County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  Kankakee CountyNewton County, Indiana, Benton County, Indiana, Vermilion CountyFord County

Iroquois County, IL Census Records

What Iroquois County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Iroquois County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Iroquois County, IL Courthouse and Government Records

Iroquois County Courthouse

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

Iroquois County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Iroquois Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Iroquois Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Iroquois Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Iroquois Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Iroquois Co. IL General and History Websites

Iroquois Co. IL Military Records