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Logan County, Illinois
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Logan County, Illinois Facts

When was Logan County, IL Created?
Logan County was established on February 15, 1839.

What is the County Seat of Logan County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Lincoln (prior county seats was Postville [Name changed to Camden prior to 1847] from 1839–1847, Mt. Pulaski from 1847–1853) also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Logan County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  McLean CountyDeWitt CountyMacon CountySangamon CountyMenard CountyMason CountyTazewell County

Logan County, IL Census Records

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

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

Logan County, IL Courthouse and Government Records

Logan County Courthouse

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

Logan County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Logan Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Logan Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Logan Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Logan Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Logan Co. IL General and History Websites

Logan Co. IL Military Records