Place:Cumberland, Illinois, United States

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NameCumberland
Alt namesCumberlandsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.267°N 88.25°W
Located inIllinois, United States     (1843 - )
See alsoColes, Illinois, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Cumberland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 11,048, which is a decrease of 1.8% from 11,253 in 2000. Its county seat is Toledo.

Cumberland County is part of the CharlestonMattoon Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Cumberland County was named for the National Road (Cumberland Road), which was projected to run through it.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1843 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1884 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1885 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1885 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1885 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 3,718
1860 8,311
1870 12,223
1880 13,759
1890 15,443
1900 16,124
1910 14,281
1920 12,858
1930 10,419
1940 11,698
1950 10,496
1960 9,936
1970 9,772
1980 11,062
1990 10,670

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Cumberland County family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, wills, deeds, county histories, cemeteries, churches, naturalizations, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.rootsweb.com/~ilcumber/


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