Place:Tazewell, Illinois, United States

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Tazewell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 135,394, which is an increase of 5.4% from 128,485 in 2000. Its county seat and largest city is Pekin. The majority of the population live along the western border of the county. It is part of the Peoria, Illinois, Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is pronounced with a short "a", to rhyme with "razz" rather than "raze".

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1825 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 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
1878 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 4,716
1840 7,221
1850 12,052
1860 21,470
1870 27,903
1880 29,666
1890 29,556
1900 33,221
1910 34,027
1920 38,540
1930 46,082
1940 58,362
1950 76,165
1960 99,789
1970 118,649
1980 132,078
1990 123,692

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Tazewell 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/~iltazewe/


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