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Jersey County was founded on February 28, 1839, and was formed out of Greene County. The county was named for the state of New Jersey, from which many of the early settlers emigrated - which was itself named for the Channel Island of Jersey in Great Britain. The area quickly evolved into several small agricultural communities. As the area soon began to flourish, a county government was established and a courthouse was built in Jerseyville, the county seat. The present courthouse was built in 1893.

Online since 1996, the mission of Jersey County ILGenWeb is to provide free genealogical and historical resources for our area. Jersey County ILGenWeb is brought to you through the efforts of volunteers. We rely on data contributions from researchers like you. Information presented here (complete or partial) is all that we have. Sadly we have no additional information to provide.

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