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Pulaski County Illinolis

Established: March 3, 1843 (Laws, 1843, p. 99.)

Origin of the name of the county:

Named for Count Casimir Pulaski, a Polish exile who espoused the cause of the Colonies during the Revolution and was killed at the attack on Savannah in 1779.

Present area, or parts of it, formerly included in:

1812–1843
Johnson

1819–1843
Alexander

1818–1819
Union

1795–1812
Randolph

1790–1795
St. Clair


County Seats:
1843–1865
Caledonia

1865–
Mound City


History of county governing board:

1843–1865
County Commissioners’ Court

1849–1873
County Court

1873–
Board of County Commissioners


Documented Record Losses
November 22, 1879—Fire
Most records lost.
1937—Flood
Some records damaged by water.


Township Government
Pulaski County has never adopted township form of government. The county has been divided into precincts.


Precinct Names:
America

Grand Chain

Karnak

Mound City

Mounds

Olmsted

Perks

Pulaski

Ullin

Villa Ridge

Wetaug

 

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PULASKI COUNTY, ILLINOIS
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P.O. Box 218
Mound City, IL 62963-0218
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Data Found Online Here

The 1820 Census of Johnson County

The 1820 Census of Alexander County

Wilson Funeral Home Records Index - Vols. I & II
Donated by Terry Rushing


The 1850 Mortality Index for Pulaski County, IL

The History of the Pulaski County Episcopal Church

Pulaski County Delayed Births 1881-1899


 
Pulaski County Still Births 1882-1899


The 1883 Pensioners of Pulaski County

Pulaski County Death Records 1883-1899

Pulaski County Births 1883-1899


A 1920 Map of Pulaski County, IL

 

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The Restoration Movement in Pulaski County, IL

The Political Graveyard, Pulaski County, IL

 


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Alexander

Johnson

Union

Massac
 
 


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