The ILGW References Project serves
as a searchable repository for statewide material
appropriately classified by subject matter.

Locations in Illinois




Places of Interest





The following reference materials were used to create the ILGenWeb References project:

  1. US 1895 Atlas
  2. USGS Geographic Names Information Systems
  3. A Gazetteer of the States of Illinois and Missouri, Beck, Lewis C., A.M., Albany: Printed by Charles R. and George Webster, 1823
  4. A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Thomas, J., MD, and Baldwin, T., Editors. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1857
  5. A Gazetteer of Illinois, Peck, J. M. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 9 North Fourth Street, 1837
  6. Atlas of Henry County to which is added an Atlas of the U.S., Chicago: Warner & Beers, Publishers, 1875
  7. Pioneers of Illinois, Matson, N. Chicago: Knight & Leonard, Publishers, 1882
  8. History of Vermilion County, Illinois, a tale of its evolution, settlement, and progress for nearly a century. Jones, Lottie E. Chicago: Pioneer Publishing Company. 1911
  9. The White City, The Historical, Biographical and Philanthropical Record of Illinois. John Moses and Paul Selby. Chicago: Chicago World Book Company, 1893.
  10. Biographical and Memorial Edition of the Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, Volume I. Newton Bateman, LL.D. and Paul Selby, A.M., and Special Authors and Contributors. Chicago: Chicago World Book Company, Munsell Publishing Company Publishers, 1915.
  11. Directory Of The City Of Chicago, Illinois, For 1843; Chicago: Fergus Printing Company, 1896 reprint.
  12. Photo Postcard postmarked 1907 offered for sale on Ebay. The photo was of the Christian Church, Pala, IL.
  13. History of Grundy County, Illinois, Chicago: Munsell Publishing Company, 1914.
  14. History of Adams County, Illinois, Chicago: Murray, Williamson & Phelps, 1879.
  15. History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Edited by William Henry Perrin, Chicago: O.L. Baskin & Co., 1882.
  16. Bond County ILGenWeb
  17. Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, Edited by Newton Bateman, Paul Selby & J. Seymour Currey; Chicago: Munsell Publishing Co., 1921.
  18. Biographical and Memorial Edition of the Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois, by Newton Bateman & Paul Selby; Chicago: Munsell Publishing Co., 1915.