Calhoun County, IL, Established January 10, 1825
Named for John C. Calhoun, a lawyer and statesman, Representive in Congress and United States Senator from South Carolina, Secretary of War under Monroe, Vice-President of the United States, and Secretary of State under Tyler, and was recognized as the "Father of Nullification"
Calhoun County, is located on a peninsula between the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers.
The county seat is Hardin. Ferries are the major mode of transportation, and the county features many historic
sites and nature areas, including the Center for American Archaeology, the Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge,
and the Mississippi River State Fish and Wildlife Area
Calhoun County Court House, Built 1848, Located in Hardin - County Seat Arch/Contr- William D. Hamilton
*Villages and Unicorporated Areas of Calhoun County*
Batchtown, Beechville, Belleview, Brussels, Carlin, Crater, Deer Plain, Gilead, Golden Eagle, Hamburg, Hardin, Kampsville, Meppen, Michael, Mozier, Point, Richwood
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