Place:Shawneetown, Gallatin, Illinois, United States

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NameShawneetown
TypeCity
Coordinates37.715°N 88.183°W
Located inGallatin, Illinois, United States
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Shawneetown is a city in Gallatin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,410 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Gallatin County. See Old Shawneetown, Illinois for the historical village.

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The present town was established in 1937 after flooding on the Ohio River inundated what is now Old Shawneetown, Illinois.

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