Calhoun County, Illinois

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Calhoun County, Illinois
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County Seats
1825 - 1847: Gilead
1847: Hamburg (Temporary)
1847: Hardin (Present)


Present, Parts or Formerly included in:

1821 - 1825: Pike
1812 - 1821:
Madison
1795 - 1812:
St. Clair

Precincts

Belleview
Carlin
Crater
Gilead
Hamburg
Hardin
Point
Richwood

TOWNS AND CITIES

Batchtown
Beechville
Belleview
Birch Island
Brussels
Centerville
Cliffdale
Conrad
Deer Plain
Gilead
Golden Eagle
Hamburg
Hardin
Hastings Landing
Kampsville
Kritesville
Marshall Landing
Meppen
Michael
Mozier
Mozier Landing
Star City
The Crossroads
Turner Landing
Winneberger

 

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 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.

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Calhoun County Courthouse
P.O. Box 187
Hardin, Il 62047

(Recorder)
618-576-2351

(County Clerk)
618-576-2351

(Circuit Clerk)
618-576-2451

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