Place:Warren, Illinois, United States

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Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,707, which is a decrease of 5.5% from 18,735 in 2000. Its county seat is Monmouth.

Warren County is part of the Galesburg Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Warren County was organized in 1825 out of Pike County. Pike County, consisted of all portions of state North and West of the Illinois River before 1825. Henderson County was formed in 1841 from the western area of Warren County. Warren County was named for Dr. Joseph Warren, killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775. He is believed to have been the first officer to fall in the Revolutionary War.

The current courthouse, constructed of red Portage stone, was completed in 1895.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1800 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1830 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1831 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1832 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1830 308
1840 6,739
1850 8,176
1860 18,336
1870 23,174
1880 22,933
1890 21,281
1900 23,163
1910 23,313
1920 21,488
1930 21,745
1940 21,286
1950 21,981
1960 21,587
1970 21,595
1980 21,943
1990 19,181

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Warren 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.outfitters.com/illinois/warren/


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