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County seat: Vandalia
February 14, 1821
the name of the county:
in honor of the Marie Joseph
Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette, the famous French
General who fought for the colonies in
the Revolutionary War. Present area, or parts of it,
formerly included in:
1819–1821 - Clark
1812–1817 - Madison
1815–1816 - Edwards
1790–1812 - St.
1790–1801 - Knox,
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