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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.

Communities
Brookport * Joppa * Metropolis * Bargerville * New Liberty * Round Knob * Shady Grove * Unionville

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Updates
January 2016:  
Bios fromHistory of Massac County, Illinois, by O.J. Page, 1900

February 2015:
Cemeteries -- 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
History -- additional bios from the "History of Massac County": Adkins, Barnham, Bonifield, Brown, Delavan, Gowan, McKee, Orr, Priestly, Roby, Sawyer
January 2015:
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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Surrounding Counties
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Pope County - north
Pulaski County - west
Livingston County, Kentucky - east
McCracken County, Kentucky - south


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