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MACOUPIN COUNTY, ILLINOIS
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COURTHOUSE INFO:


County Courthouse
233 E 1St South St
Carlinville, IL  62626
http://www.macoupincountyil.gov/
 

SHORT HISTORY

Macoupin County was established on January 17, 1829. It was formed out of Greene and Madison Counties and was named after Macoupin Creek, which runs near Carlinville and meanders southwest to the Illinois River. The economy was based on subsistence agriculture, and communication was to the southwest.

 

County Seat:  Carlinville
Year Organized: 1829 
Square Miles: 868

ADJACENT COUNTIES:

1. - Morgan County
2. -  Sangamon County
3. - Montgomery County
4. - Madison County
5. - Jersey County
6. - Greene County

 

CITIES:

VILLAGES:

* Benld
*
Bunker Hill
*
Carlinville
*
Gillespie
*
Girard
*
Mount Olive
*
Staunton
*
Virden

TOWNS:
*
Nilwood
*
Shipman

* Brighton
* Chesterfield
* Dorchester
* Eaganville
* East Gillespie
* Hettick
* Lake Ka-ho
* Medora
* Modesto
* Mount Clare
* Palmyra
* Royal Lakes
* Sawyerville
* Scottville
* Standard City
* White City
* Wilsonville

TOWNSHIPS

* Barr
* Bird
* Brighton
* Brushy Mound
* Bunker Hill
* Cahokia
* Carlinville
* Chesterfield
* Dorchester
* Gillespie
* Girard
* Hillyard
* Honey Point
* Mount Olive
* Nilwood
* North Otter
* North Palmyra
* Polk
* Scottville
* Shaws Point
* Shipman
* South Otter
* South Palmyra
* Staunton
* Virden
* Western Mound

UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES

* Atwater
* Comer
* Enos
* Hagaman
* McVey
* Miles Station
* Piasa
* Plainview
* South Standard
* Summerville
* Womac
* Woodburn

 

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