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County Information

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.

Cities and Towns
* Alexis (partly in Mercer County) * Kirkwood * Little York * Monmouth * Roseville

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

Warren County is divided into these townships:
* Berwick * Cold Brook * Ellison * Floyd * Greenbush
* Hale * Kelly * Lenox * Monmouth * Point Pleasant
* Roseville * Spring Grove * Sumner * Swan * Tompkins



Online Data

Births

Census

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Marriages

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Oct 2013:  Sick list news for GRAHAM
July 2013: bio for WEBB; marriage announcements for BURDETTE-CAMPBELL; BARTLEY-MILLER; CABLE-HATHWAY. Gossip news for BURFORD, SCOTT, BEVERIDGE, LAHEN, SPURGIN, SHONTS; Crime news for KUDLE, SPAULDING; obits for MCMICHAEL, SHOEMAKER, PAGE, HANEY, BROBERG, BLYTHE, ARMITAGE
Apr 2013: WADE obit
Jan 2013: bio for EDWARDS, SIMMONS
Oct 2012: bios for CARPENTER, ELQUEST
June 2012: Obit for SMITH; bios for HERSHEY, TRACY and biographies from the 1886 Portrait and Album of Warren Co.




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Adjacent Counties
* Mercer County (north)
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Knox County (east)
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Fulton County (southeast)
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McDonough County (south)
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Henderson County (west)

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