Illinois Genealogy Trails

Welcome to this
Pope County, Illinois
Genealogy Trails Website

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Pope County
was formed in 1816 from portions of Gallatin and Johnson counties.
The county seat is Golconda.

Cities, Towns, and Villages
Golconda * Eddyville * Brownfield * Herod * Rosebud * Temple Hill

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Pope County Historical Society
P.O. Box 837
Golconda, IL 62938

Pope County Clerk
400 Main St.
P.O. Box 216
Golconda, IL 62938

Adjacent Counties:

Saline County (north)
Hardin County (east)
Massac County (south)
Johnson County (west)


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