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Calhoun County Illinois
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Calhoun County
 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.

Cities, Towns, and Villages
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

Belleview -Carlin -Crater -Gilead -Hamburg -Hardin -Point -Richwood

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

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Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Jan 2016:  obit for CLENDENNY
May 2015:  Community News;  Calhoun county in 1921;  obit for BOOTH, ROGERS; Visiting news; Crime news
Jan 2015:  obits for CONNELL, CLOWERS;  WW2 army enlistments
Sep 2014: Post Offices, Past and Present
Mar 2014:  obit for PRICE




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