Massac County. Illinois
History and Genealogy


Illinois became the 21st state to enter the Union on December 3, 1818
And is the 24th largest state
The state slogan "Land of  Lincoln" was adopted by the General Assembly in 1955

Massac County, was formed from Johnson and Pope Counties in 1843
Metropolis isCounty Seat
Metropolis is fast becoming known for its spectacular events that draw visitors from near and far.
 The annual Superman Celebration in June and the Fort Massac Encampment in October are two of the biggest events in the entire region.

                                                                              Updated August 28, 2010 
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I check the search engine site to see what names people are looking
for, then try to find something on that name, so check back often.
This is a work in progress

Try alternate spellings.
Many of the Surnames were spelled differently in the old records.



Records
Bible Records Illinois  Public Health Vitals Records  Marriage Records
Court Records Illinois Vital Records Information Marriage Certificates
Biographies Every Name Index
Military
Birth Records Family      Harrison Obituaries
Cemetery Records Find a Grave Photographs
Census Records History Massac Co. Wills
Census Links  Links to over 45,772 Census
Google Links  to sites abt. Superman & Metropolis  Google Links to sites abt. the Regulators &  Historic Data of Southern Illinois
Church Records
Land Grants Federal Vietnam War Veterans Casualties NEW
Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Illinois USGenWeb Illinois GenWeb Page for Massac County
Death Records Look Up Volunteers  Massac Co. Genealogical Society
Deed Records Specific Name Search for Land Records    Massac Co., Ilinois USGenWeb Archives
VA National Cemeteries & others Roots Web Message Board Search the USGenWeb Archives


Miscellaneous


American Epidemics   African American Heritage
Eyewitness to History  New
Ancestral Findings 
Linkpendium Genealogy Links   The Cherokee Trail of Tears 
Links to State Orphanges 
Military History  1600's Ancestor's Data
Commemorative Medals      Photos of Historical Persons
Presidents of the United States
Cemetery Search all State    Fort Massac State Park & Other Illinois Parks Mapquest for all Citys and States 
Fay Bowman's Page
Lots of good information on Southern
Illinois
Johnson Co. History and Genealogy
Lots of good information on Johnson Co.

Maps and Georgraphical Information
Find the County for a Specific City 

ILTRAILS Massac Co. Website  McCracken Co., KentuckyUSGenWeb

Illinois Newspaper Obituaries

Massac County PostCards Metropolis Area Guide Growth of A Nation Link

  Massac Co. Microfilms available to rent at your local LDS Family History Center

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Message Boards & Mailing list

Massac County message board at Rootsweb

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Massac County Resources

Massac County Clerk
 P.O. Box 429
 Metropolis, IL 62960-0429
 (618) 524-5213

  Metropolis Public Library
 317 Metropolis Street, Metropolis, IL  62960.
 Hours are:
 Monday - Thursday: 12N - 7pm
 Friday: 11am - 5pm
 Saturday: 12N - 5pm
 Closed Sundays


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