Place:Putnam, Illinois, United States

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NamePutnam
Alt namesPutnamsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates41.2°N 89.283°W
Located inIllinois, United States     (1825 - )
See alsoBond, Illinois, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Boone, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Bureau, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Clark, Illinois, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Cook, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
DeKalb, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
DuPage, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Kane, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
La Salle, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Lake, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Lee, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Madison, Illinois, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Marshall, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
McHenry, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Ogle, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Peoria, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Stark, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Will, Illinois, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Winnebago, Illinois, United StatesChild 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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Putnam County is the smallest county of the U.S. state of Illinois (in terms of total area). According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 6,006, which is a decrease of 1.3% from 6,086 in 2000. The county was formed in 1825 out of Fulton County. It is named after Israel Putnam, who was a general in the American Revolution. The county seat is Hennepin.

Putnam County is part of the OttawaStreator Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1825 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1831 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1877 Birth 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
1830 1,310
1840 2,131
1850 3,924
1860 5,587
1870 6,280
1880 5,554
1890 4,730
1900 4,746
1910 7,561
1920 7,579
1930 5,235
1940 5,289
1950 4,746
1960 4,570
1970 5,007
1980 6,085
1990 5,730

Research Tips

External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Putnam 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/~ilputnam


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