Moultrie County, Illinois
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Moultrie County was established on February
Moultrie County was formed in 1843 out of Shelby and Coles Counties. It is named for South Carolina General, and
later Governor, William Moultrie. General Moultrie defended Sullivan's Island, South Carolina from British attack
in 1776. The site was later renamed Fort Moultrie. Nearby Jasper County was named for Sgt. William Jasper, another
hero of the defense of Sullivan's Island.
The County Seat is Sullivan.
Some parts of it were originally part of the
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