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History
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Morgan County IL



"Morgan County was formed in 1823 out of Greene and Sangamon Counties. It was named in honor of General Daniel Morgan, who defeated the British at the Battle of Cowpens in the Revolutionary War. General Morgan was serving under General Nathaniel Greene at Cowpens." quoted from Wikipedia.com
As of the census of 2000, there were 36,616 people.

Timeline for the formation of Morgan County IL
Townships and towns in Morgan County IL
Cemeteries in Morgan County IL
Town of Lynnville History


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Sites with Morgan County IL History and Information

  • Governor Duncan Home site
  • History of Morgan County site
  • Illinois College site
  • Jacksonville City Government site
  • Jacksonville History site site
  • Jacksonville Illinois site
  • MacMurray College site
  • Points of Interest sites











  • County main page




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