Present area, or parts of it, formerly included
Knox, Northwest Territory
Formed as Fremont from Newell and Pilot on September 8, 1856; name changed from Fremont to Blount on September
Formed from Middle Fork on June 13, 1864.
Formed from Danville and Union in March 9, 1858.
Formed as Lyon on September 10, 1861; name changed from Lyon to Grant on April 1, 1862.
Formed from Catlin, Sidell and Vance in 1890.
Formed from Elwood in June, 1902.
Formed from Georgetown between 1910 and 1920.
Name changed from Richland on June 13, 1851.
Formed from Vance, Pilot and Catlin on March 10, 1868.
Name changed from North Fork on June 13, 1851.
Formed from Carroll on December 11, 1866.
Formed from Ross on June 13, 1927.
Name changed from Union on June 13, 1851
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Vermilion County was Established on January 18, 1826
Named after the Vermilion River,
the principal branches of which flow through the county
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