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My Name is Barbara Ziegenmeyer and I am
your County Host for
Clark County was formed in 1819
out of Crawford County. At the time of its
formation, Clark County included about a third of
Illinois, and extended as far north as the present
state of Wisconsin. In 1821 the northern part of
Clark County became part of the newly created Pike
County on January 31, and the newly created Fayette
County took the western part of Clark County on
February 14. Edgar County was created from the
northern part of Clark County on January 3, 1823.
The creation of Coles County occupied additional
land from western Clark County, effective December
25, 1830. The boundaries of Clark County have been
Clark County was named for George Rogers Clark
(older brother of William Clark of the Lewis and
Clark Expedition), an officer of the army of
Virginia that captured the Northwest Territory from
the British during the Revolutionary War.
Cities, Towns, and Villages
Auburn * Casey * Darwin * Dolson * Douglas
Johnson * Marshall * Martinsville *
Melrose * Orange
Parker* Wabash * Westfield * York
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