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Jersey County & Jerseyville MapsAll maps open in a separate page. Most of these are large files.

    Early Jersey County. Large graphic. Sections 1, 2, and 3 missing from Rule township (T9N – R10W). Map uses old township names: Phills Creek (now Ruyle & Fidelity); Illinois (now Rosedale); Grafton (now Quarry); Jersey Landing (now Elsah). Cemeteries, churches and schools appear to be marked (you have to look closely).

    Early Jerseyville. Shows wards, etc.

    Jersey County MAP Tiger Census

1872 Township Maps

The maps include a short history of the township, landowners are named on the maps. In some browsers you need to move your mouse pointer over the graphic to click on the option to view the graphic full size. Thanks to Marty Crull for these scans.

1893 Township Maps

Landowners are named on the maps, but some/many are difficult to read. In some browsers you need to move your mouse pointer over the graphic to click on the option to view the graphic full size. Thanks to Marty Crull for these scans.

    Elsah, Fractional Township 6 North, Range 11 West, 109KB

    English, Township 8 North, range 12 West, 125KB

    Fidelity, Township 8 North, Range 10 West, 102KB

    Mississippi, Township 7 North, Range 11 West, 535KB

    Otter Creek, Township 7 North, Range 12 West, 128KB

    Piasa, Township 7 North, Range 10 West, 115KB

    Richwood, Part of Townships 8 & 9 North, Range 13 West; Fractional Township 8 North, Range 14 West; 617KB

    Rosedale, Fractional Township 7 North, Range 13 West, 115KB

    Ruyle, Part of Township 9 North, Range 10 West, 100KB

1916 Township Maps

Landowners are named on the maps, but some/many are difficult to read. There is no map for Quarry Township. In some browsers you need to move your mouse pointer over the graphic to click on the option to view the graphic full size. Thanks to Marty Crull for these scans.

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