Massac County Data
Massac County, Illinois
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Founded February 8, 1843
Largest city and County Seat: Metropolis
Massac County, Illinois was formed in 1843 from Pope and Johnson Counties
and its boundaries remain unchanged to this date.
The name Massac was taken from Fort Massac. Massac County is located
in the Southern tip of Illinois. It is bordered by Pulaski County to the West, Johnson County to the North, Pope
County to the East and the Ohio River to the South.
Brookport * Joppa * Metropolis * Bargerville * New Liberty * Round Knob * Shady Grove * Unionville
-- additional listings in the following cemeteries: Armstrong,
Boaz, Cannon, Crim, Curtis, Evers, Goodman, Grand Chain, Hall, Hausman,
Hillerman, Hitchcock, Joppa, Kidd, Maceconia, Massac Memorial, Mt.
Pleasant, Mt. Sterling, New Columbia, New Hope, Odd Fellows, Pell,
Round Springs, Seven Mile
-- additional bios from the "History of Massac County":
Adkins, Barnham, Bonifield, Brown, Delavan, Gowan, McKee,
Orr, Priestly, Roby, Sawyer
Deaths -- St. Rose of Lima Parish, 1947 - 1955
Military -- Vietnam War casualties
Soldiers & Sailors Home Residents, 1887-1916
News, crime -- Charge dismissed; Flatheads gang, 1849
Obituaries -- Annie (Casey) Miller, Dr. John H. Norris
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