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Massac County, Illinois
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Massac County, Illinois Facts

When was Massac County, IL Created?
Massac County was established on February 8 and March 3, 1843.

What is the County Seat of Massac County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Metropolis also, the county government website is unknown .

What counties are adjacent to Massac County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  Pope CountyLivingston County, Kentucky, McCracken County, Kentucky, Pulaski CountyJohnson County

Massac County, IL Census Records

What Massac County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Massac County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Massac County, IL Courthouse and Government Records

Massac County Courthouse

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

Massac County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Massac Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Massac Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Massac Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Massac Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Massac Co. IL General and History Websites

Massac Co. IL Military Records