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Piatt County, Illinois Facts

Piatt County

When was Piatt County, IL Created?
Piatt County was established on January 27, 1841.

What is the County Seat of Piatt County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Monticello also, the county government website is www.piattcounty.org/ .

What counties are adjacent to Piatt County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  McLean County, Champaign County, Douglas County, Moultrie County, Macon County, DeWitt County


Piatt County, IL Vital Records

Where can find Piatt County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Piatt County vital records can be found at the Illinois Department of Public Health has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Illinois for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Piatt County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Illinois Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDivorce CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.


Piatt County, IL Census Records

What Piatt County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Piatt County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

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


Piatt County, IL Courthouse and Government Records


Piatt County Courthouse

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


Piatt County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Piatt Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Piatt Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Piatt Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Piatt Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Piatt Co. IL General and History Websites

Piatt Co. IL Military Records

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