Place:Scott, Illinois, United States

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NameScott
Alt namesScottsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.65°N 90.467°W
Located inIllinois, United States     (1839 - )
See alsoMorgan, 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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Scott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 5,355, which is a decrease of 3.3% from 5,537 in 2000. Its county seat is Winchester.

Scott County is part of the Jacksonville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Scott County was formed in 1839 out of Morgan County. It was named for a local pioneer family named Scott.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1823 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1839 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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
1840 6,215
1850 7,914
1860 9,069
1870 10,530
1880 10,741
1890 10,304
1900 10,455
1910 10,067
1920 9,489
1930 8,539
1940 8,176
1950 7,245
1960 6,377
1970 6,096
1980 6,142
1990 5,644

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Scott 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/~ilscott/scott.htm


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