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*Learn [[Chicago, Illinois|Chicago]] big city research: history, places, and resources  
 
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*''[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=14 FamilySearch Historical Record Collections]'' includes 11 indexed and 6 image-only collections.
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1838804 Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950] 1,493,775 petition index card images in [[Soundex|Soundex]] number order for parts of IL, IN, WI, &amp; IA.  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1838804 Northern District Naturalization Index, 1840-1950] 1,493,775 petition index card images in [[Soundex|Soundex]] number order for parts of IL, IN, WI, &amp; IA.  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1834344 Illinois Probate Records, 1819-1970] 427,770 images of wills, indexes and other estate documents.  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1834344 Illinois Probate Records, 1819-1970] 427,770 images of wills, indexes and other estate documents.  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/ Illinois Genealogy Trails] - presenting free transcribed data<br>
 
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Illinois Counties

Adams • Alexander • Bond • Boone • Brown • Bureau • Calhoun • Carroll • Cass • Champaign • Christian • Clark • Clay • Clinton • Coles • Cook • Crawford • Cumberland • DeKalb • DeWitt • Douglas • DuPage • Edgar • Edwards • Effingham • Fayette • Ford • Franklin • Fulton • Gallatin • Greene • Grundy • Hamilton • Hancock • Hardin • Henderson • Henry • Iroquois • Jackson • Jasper • Jefferson • Jersey • Jo Daviess • Johnson • Kane • Kankakee • Kendall • Knox • Lake • LaSalle • Lawrence • Lee • Livingston • Logan • Macon • Macoupin • Madison • Marion • Marshall • Mason • Massac • McDonough • McHenry • McLean • Menard • Mercer • Monroe • Montgomery • Morgan • Moultrie • Ogle • Peoria • Perry • Piatt • Pike • Pope • Pulaski • Putnam • Randolph • Richland • Rock Island • Saline • Sangamon • Schuyler • Scott • Shelby • St. Clair • Stark • Stephenson • Tazewell • Union • Vermilion • Wabash • Warren • Washington • Wayne • White • Whiteside • Will • Williamson • Winnebago • Woodford • Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Dane • Illinois Country • Knox (1790-1809)

See also Illinois County Creation Dates and Parent Counties.

Mouse over a county to see its name and click to go directly to that county page. For a larger version of the map, see Illinois Counties Map.

Jo Daviess CountyStephenson CountyWinnebago CountyBoone CountyMcHenry CountyLake CountyCarroll CountyOgle CountyDeKalb CountyKane CountyCook CountyDuPage CountyWhiteside CountyLee CountyRock Island CountyMercer CountyHenry CountyBureau CountyLaSalle CountyKendall CountyGrundy CountyWill CountyKankakee CountyPutnam CountyLivingston CountyFord CountyIroquois CountyHenderson CountyWarren CountyKnox CountyStark CountyMarshall CountyPeoria CountyWoodford CountyHancock CountyMcDonough CountyFulton CountyTazewell CountyMcLean CountyAdams CountySchuyler CountyBrown CountyCass CountyMenard CountyLogan CountyDeWitt CountyPiatt CountyChampaign CountyPike CountyMorgan CountyScott CountySangamon CountyMacon CountyVermilion CountyDouglas CountyMoultrie CountyCalhoun CountyGreene CountyMacoupin CountyMontgomery CountyChristian CountyShelby CountyColes County, IllinoisEdgar CountyJersey CountyMadison CountyBond CountyFayette CountyCumberland CountyClark CountyEffingham CountyJasper CountyCrawford CountySt. Clair CountyClinton CountyMarion CountyClay CountyRichland CountyLawrence CountyMonroe CountyWashington CountyJefferson CountyWayne CountyEdwards CountyWabash CountyRandolph CountyPerry CountyFranklin CountyHamilton CountyWhite CountyJackson CountyWilliamson CountySaline CountyGallatin CountyUnion CountyJohnson CountyPope CountyHardin CountyAlexander CountyPulaski CountyMassac CountyMason CountyIllinois-county-map.gif
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Major Repositories

Newberry Library · Illinois State Archives · Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) · Illinois State Library · Illinois State Historical Library (ISHL) · National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago) · Allen County Public Library

Migration Routes

Illinois River · Mississippi River · Ohio River · Wabash River · Lake Michigan · Buffalo Trace · Chicago-Dubuque Highway · Chicago-Kaskaskia Road · Detroit-Chicago Road · Kellog Trail · Mihoaukee Trail · Nashville-Saline River Trail · National Road (or Cumberland Road) · Old Chicago Road · Pecatonica Trail · Russellville-Shawneetown Trail · Illinois and Michigan Canal · Santa Fe Railway · Great Northern Railway (U.S.) · Illinois Central Railroad

Research Tools

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