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About Calhoun County

Portrait of John C. Calhoun

Established January 10, 1825 - County Seat: Hardin

Calhoun County, IL, was 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

Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:

1812 - 1821 - Madison County

1790 - 1812 - St. Clair County

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Towns and Cities of Calhoun County
Batchtown, Beechville, Belleview, Brussels, Carlin, Crater, Deer Plain, Gilead, Golden Eagle, Gilead, Hamburg, Hardin, Kampsville, Meppen, Michael, Mozier, Point, Richwood,

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