Sangamon County History

African-American-related Records

The Village of Auburn from 1874 to 1875

Coal Mines

County History

Court House History

Covered Bridges

Events in Sangamon County History

Historical Sites in Sangamon County

List of Early Settlers from the 1876 History

Race Riot of 1908

The "Firsts" in Sangamon County

Townships and their Histories

The Underground Railroad

History Books:
History of the early settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois : "Centennial record" by John Carroll Power
Springfield, Ill.: E.A. Wilson & Co., 1876, 800 pgs.

History of Sangamon County, Illinois : together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history, portraits of prominent persons, and biographies of representative citizens : history of Illinois, embracing accounts of the pre-historic races, aborigines, Winnebago and Black Hawk Wars, and a brief review of its civil, political and military history. by A. H. Worthen; Inter-State Pub. Co., 1881, 1059 pgs.

Portrait and biographical album of Sangamon County, Illinois : containing full-page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county : together with portraits and biographies of all the presidents of the United States, and governors of the state. Pub. by Chapman Bros. 1891, 864 pgs.

Past and Present of the City of Springfield and Sangamon County, Illinois
By Joseph Wallace, M. A. of the Springfield Bar; The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., Chicago, IL, 1904


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