Saline County, Illinois
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Saline County was formed from Gallatin County in 1847.
It is named for the Saline River and the springs from which salt was produced in the early history of Gallatin County
The county seat is Harrisburg, Illinois

Townships
Brushy -- Carrier Mills -- Cottage -- East Eldorado -- Galatia -- Harrisburg
Independence -- Long Branch -- Mountain -- Raleigh -- Rector -- Stone Fort -- Tate
Cities and Towns
Carrier Mills (Morrilsville) -- Eldorado -- Galatia -- Harrisburg -- Ledford
Muddy -- Raleigh -- Stonefort
 

Saline County Data

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Newspaper Gleanings
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Obituaries
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School Records

Saline County
Convicts in the Joliet Prison

 

   

Website Updates
Apr 2015:  obits for STONE
Jan 2015: Marriage announcement for HAMMOCK-RYAN, MARTIN-MI NER, Reynolds-Ozment, ASHLEY-GREEN
Bios: many
Aug 2013: obit for DUCKWORTH
July 2013: bio for BISHOP
Oct 2012: Crime news re: BIRGER; Marriage announcements for BIBB-WHITE, BISHOP-ELLIOTT, HOLLIES-MCREYNOLDS; GROVES obit; Gossip and Sick List news; death notice for PIERCE
Jan 2012: Obits for MCCOY, REED, THOMAS
July 2011: Crime news re: SCAGGS
May 2011: Will abstracts; 1883 Pensioners

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Visit our Surrounding Counties
Hamilton County (north)
White County (northeast)
Gallatin County (east)
Hardin County (southeast)
Pope County (south)
Johnson County (southwest)
Williamson County (west)
Franklin County (northwest)
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