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Brown County, Illinois
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HELPFUL ADDRESSES
to write to obtain actual records:
 Brown County Clerk
Courthouse Bldg
200 West Court, Rm 4
Mt. Sterling, IL 62353

Brown County Circuit Clerk
Courthouse Bldg
200 West Court
Mt. Sterling, IL 62353
(217) 773-2713

 


Brown County
Population 2000: 6,950

County seat: Mount Sterling

Named for General Jacob Brown

Townships of Brown County

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BUCKHORN -- COOPERSTOWN -- ELKHORN -- LEE
MISSOURI -- MOUNT STERLING -- PEA RIDGE
RIPLEY -- VERSAILLES




Online Data for Brown County

Almshouse Records

Biographies


Biographies in the 1892 history book
(on our Schuyler county website)

Cemeteries

"Political Graveyard"

Census

1850 Mortality Index

Churches in Brown County

County Demographics and Towns

History Topics

Land Tract Sales
A-F ¦ G-N ¦ O-Z

Military Records

Miscellaneous Data

 Newspaper Data

Obituaries

Pensions

Pictures of Brown County

Schools

Surnames

Wills

 

Website Updates:
June 2016:  KY families in Brown & Schuyler counties
March 2015:  Marriage announcement for HADSELL-RUSK; HERSMAN-TURNER, DRILLMAN-GIVENS.  Sicklist news for VANDEVENTER; obit for KIRKLAND;  anniversary news for NEW
Aug 2014: obits for JACKSON, SOHN; Crime news for BROWN
Mar 2014:  obit for ARTIS

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Brown County Is Bordered By These Counties
ADAMS -- CASS -- PIKE -- MORGAN -- SCHUYLER
 

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