Woodford county, Illinois

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The Woodford County Court House - Located in Eureka, Illinois
County Clerk & Recorder
309-467-2822

Illinois Mennonite Historical & Genealogical Society
675 State Route 116, Metamora, Illinois 61548-7732. Telephone 309-367-2551

Millner Library, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Census records are available on microfilm from 1840 to 1920 for all Illinois Counties.  The records are located on the 2nd (main) floor.   Microfilm readers for copying are available for use. (309) 438-3684

Hours:  Mon.-Thurs.  8:00AM - 11:00 PM  
Friday 8:00 AM-10:00PM  
Saturday  9:00AM - 10:00PM 
Sunday  12:00 (noon) to 11:00 PM

The Illinois State Archives
Margaret Cross Norton Building, Capitol Complex, Springfield, IL 62756
Telephone: (217) 782-4682, Fax: (217) 524-3930

Hours: Monday Friday    8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m.   Saturday 8:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m.   (except on holiday weekends)

The State Archives serves by law as the depository of public records of Illinois state and local governmental agencies which possess permanent administrative, legal, or historical research values.   This includes birth, death, and census records.  

The Illinois State Archives, has indexes for most of the nineteenth century censuses and the federal Soundexes for 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920. The Archives also has the Illinois state and federal census records for the years 1810 1880, 1900 1920. The 1865 and 1870 censuses have not been indexed. Its collections do not include manuscript, newspaper, or other nonofficial sources.  

These records are made available to the public, officials, and scholars at the Norton Building and at seven regional depositories located on state university campuses throughout Illinois. The Archives provides access to them through a series of printed and electronic guides, and by in-person, mail, telephone, FAX, and Internet database reference services.

ILLINOIS STATE HISTORICAL LIBRARY
Old State Capitol
Springfield, IL 62701
Hours:  Monday-Friday  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Woodford County Libraries

Benson
402 E. Front Street
309-394-2542

El Paso
149 W. First
309-527-4360

Eureka
202 S. Main 61530
309-467-2922

Germantown Hills
101 Warrior Way
Metamora, Il
309-383-2263

Metamora
208 E. Partridge
309-367-4594

Minonk
261 E. 5th
309-432-2929

Roanoke 
123 E. Broad St.
309-923-7686 

Spring Bay
411 Illinois
309-822-0444

Washburn
102 W. Magnolia
309-248-7429


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