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}}<div style="padding-left: 8px; width: 74%; float: left;"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Illinois]]''</center><br>  
 
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=== Migration Routes  ===
 
=== 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]]{{·}} [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Santa Fe Railway]]{{·}} [[Great Northern Railway (U.S.)]]{{·}} [[Illinois Central Railroad]]
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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]]{{·}} [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Santa Fe Railway]]{{·}} [[Great Northern Railway (U.S.)]]{{·}} [[Illinois Central Railroad]]  
  
 
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*[http://illinoisgenweb.org/ Illinois GenWeb] Offers free statewide and county resources.  
 
*[http://illinoisgenweb.org/ Illinois GenWeb] Offers free statewide and county resources.  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/ Illinois Genealogy Trails] - presenting free transcribed data  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ill/ Illinois Genealogy Trails] - presenting free transcribed data  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/illinoisgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Illinois]<br>
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/illinoisgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Illinois]  
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Illinois/ David Rumsey Map Collection] for Illinois contains a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.<br>
  
 
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*[[Illinois Probate Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Illinois Probate Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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[[Category:Illinois]] [[Category:States_of_the_United_States]]

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This page is about a Midwest state of the United States. For other uses, see Illinois (disambiguation).

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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

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