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Schuyler County, Illinois
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Schuyler County, Illinois Facts

When was Schuyler County, IL Created?
Schuyler County was established on January 13, 1825.

What is the County Seat of Schuyler County, IL?
The County Seat is located in Rushville was originally named Rushton until April 24, 1826 (prior county seats was Beardstown, A site near present-day Pleasant View from 1825–1826) also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Schuyler County, IL?
Bordering Counties are  McDonough CountyFulton CountyMason CountyCass CountyBrown CountyAdams CountyHancock County

Schuyler County, IL Census Records

What Schuyler County, IL census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Schuyler County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Schuyler County, IL Courthouse and Government Records

Schuyler County Courthouse

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

Schuyler County, IL Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Schuyler Co. IL Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Schuyler Co. IL Books, Newspapers & Publications

Schuyler Co. IL Cemeteries & Church Records

Schuyler Co. IL Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Schuyler Co. IL General and History Websites

Schuyler Co. IL Military Records

Schuyler Co. IL Schools & Directories