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Edgar County was formed in 1823 out
It was named for Irishman John Edgar who was an officer in the Royal Navy who switched sides during the Revolutionary
War rather than fight the colonists. He became a a pioneer merchant, politician and land speculator in early
Townships in Edgar County
Brouilletts Creek * Buck * Edgar (Bloomfield) * Elbridge * Embarrass * Grandview
Hunter * Kansas * Paris * Prairie * Ross * Shiloh * Stratton * Symmes * Young America
Communities in Edgar
Brocton * Chrisman * Elbridge * Grandview * Hume
Kansas * Metcalf * Paris * Redmon * Vermilion
Edgar * Horace * Bloomfield
Jan 2018: Train Wreck Story of 1907. Marriage announcement for ADAMS-FERRIMAN. Obits for WILSON, MCINTOSH, OSBORN, ANDERSON, YOUNG, ETCHISON, RIVES, TANNER
May 2017: obits for HENNING, SEARS, MCGEE, HARDING. Marriage announcement: BANDY-COX
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EDGAR COUNTY RESOURCES
Edgar County, Illinois
115 West Court Street
Paris, IL 61944
County Clerk's Office holds: Land Records, Vital Records (birth, death
Circuit Clerk's Office holds: Divorce Records, Probates and Wills,
Other Court Records
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and guidelines before you send your request
*A list of dates records
are available can be found on our Courthouse
Earliest Record Holdings page
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