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Piatt County, Illinois
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Piatt County, Illinois Facts

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 .

What counties are adjacent to Piatt County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  McLean CountyChampaign CountyDouglas CountyMoultrie CountyMacon CountyDeWitt County

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 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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