Madison County, IL

MADISON COUNTY, situated on the westerly boundary of Illinois, on the Mississippi river. Area, 760 square miles. Face of the country level; soil fertile. Seat of justice, Edwardsville. Pop. in 1830, 6,229; in 1840, 14,433; In 1850, 20,436. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
County
Containing Unit
Name Type
Alton, IL City or Town
Collinsville, IL City or Town
Edwardsville, IL City or Town
Highland, IL City or Town
Troy, IL City or Town
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