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Ogle County, Illinois
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Ogle County, Illinois Facts

When was Ogle County, IL Created?
Ogle County was established on January 16, 1836.

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

What counties are adjacent to Ogle County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  Winnebago CountyBoone CountyStephenson CountyDeKalb CountyCarroll CountyLee CountyWhiteside County

Ogle County, IL Census Records

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

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

Ogle County, IL Courthouse and Government Records

Ogle County Courthouse

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

Ogle County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Ogle Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Ogle Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Ogle Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Ogle Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Ogle Co. IL General and History Websites

Ogle Co. IL Military Records