Place:Richland, Illinois, United States

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Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,233, which is an increase of 0.5% from 16,149 in 2000. Its county seat is Olney.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1841 Probate records recorded 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
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
1850 4,012
1860 9,711
1870 12,803
1880 15,545
1890 15,019
1900 16,391
1910 15,970
1920 14,044
1930 14,053
1940 17,137
1950 16,889
1960 16,299
1970 16,829
1980 17,587
1990 16,545

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Richland 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/~ilrichla/index.htm


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