Coles County, IL

COLES COUNTY, situated in the eastern part of Illinois. Area, 1,248 square miles. Seat of justice, Charleston. Pop. in 1840, 9,616 ; in 1850, 9,335. (Fanning's, 1853)

Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Name Type
Charleston, IL City or Town
Lerna, IL City or Town
Mattoon, IL City or Town
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