Sangamon County, IL

SANGAMON or SANGAMO COUNTY, situated in the central part of Illinois, and traversed by Sangamon river. Area, 900 square miles. Face of the country, even; soil, rich. Seat of Justice, Springfield, which is also the state capital. Pop. in 1830, 12,960; in 1840, 14,716; in 1850, 19,228. (Fanning's, 1853)
    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Fancy Creek Township, IL City or Town
    Mechanicsburg, IL City or Town
    Pleasant Plains, IL City or Town
    Springfield, IL City or Town
    How to Cite This Page: "Sangamon County, IL," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College,