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of Warren Co., IL

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Warren County, IL
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COURTHOUSE INFO:


County Courthouse
100 W. Broadway
Monmouth, IL  61462-1761
Phone: (309) 734-8592
Website:  http://www.warrencountyil.com

HISTORY

     Warren County was organized in 1825 out of Pike County. Pike County, consisted of all portions of state North and West of the Illinois River before 1825. Henderson County was formed in 1841 from the western area of Warren County. Warren County was named for Dr. Joseph Warren, killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775. He is believed to have been the first officer to fall in the Revolutionary War.
     The current courthouse, constructed of red Portage stone, was completed in 1895.

     Wyatt Earp was born in Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois.

County Seat:  Monmouth
Year Organized: 1825 
Square Miles:  543


 

 

 
 

ADJACENT COUNTIES:

1 -  Mercer Co. - North
2. - Knox Co. - East
3. - Fulton Co. - Southeast
4. - McDonough Co. - South
5. - HEnderson Co. - West


Cities & Towns:

* Alexis (partly in Mercer Co)
* Kirkwood
* Little York
* Monmouth
* Roseville


Unincorporated communities:

* Cameron
* Cold Brook
* Eleanor
* Gerlaw
* Larchland
* Ormonde
* Ponemah
* Shanghai City
* Smithshire
* Swan Creek
* Utah
* Youngstown
 


Townships:

* Berwick
* Cold Brook
* Ellison
* Floyd
* Greenush
* Hale
* Kelly
* Lenox
* Monmouth
* Point Pleasant
* Roseville
* Spring Grove
* Sumner
* Swan
* Tompkins
 

 

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