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Champaign County,


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Towns & Cities in Champaign County:
Allerton, Bondville, Broadlands, Champaign,
Fisher, Foosland, Gifford, Homer, Ivesdale, Longview,
Ludlow, Mahomet, Ogden, Pesotum, Philo,
Rantoul, Royal, Sadorus, Savoy, Sidney,
St. Joseph, Thomasboro, Tolono, Urbana

The County Courthouse is located at:
Champaign County Courthouse
1776 E. Washington
Urbana, IL 61802


Online Data





Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

County History



Newspaper Data


Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
July 2013: CUSHING obit
Apr 2013: Marriage Announcement for SWARTZ-GREEN
Jan 2013: EADS bio
Oct 2012: DICKSON bio
May 2012: McELFRESH-PRIDE, BERRICK-HART Marriage Announcement; WHITCOMB obituary
Feb 2012: MCMULLEN, KENNEDY obits
Jan 2012: MOSTERT obit
Oct 2011: Biography for FREEMAN
Aug 2011: 1883 Pensioners on the Roll (under MILITARY)
July 2011: Crime news for RICE; VANDEVEER death notice
June 2011: Crime news for MANDERSON
Apr 2011: Crime news for CHAPMAN; HICKES death notice; JANES biography
Mar 2011: obit for CHAPMAN, EWALT; bio for CARSON
June 2010: LITTLE obit
Mar 2010: Military Data: Revolutionary war soldiers, Champaign county in the Blackhawk and Spanish American Wars; Cemetery updates; Biographies for ALLEN, BALTZELL, BARR, BARTLEY, BENEDICT, BLACKSHAW, BOLTIN, BOYD; Township Histories; Obits for BLOCK, HUTCHINSON, FIELDING; Marriage Announcement for FRUHLING-OHMS; other news gleanings (sick list, court news, community news)

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This website was updated April 2011