On the Fringes of the Prairie, 1800-1850
Maps Maps - Early Villages in Illinois
Early Villages Map [14k]

Most of the towns first founded in Illinois were situated in the southern one third of the state.

Adapted from a map in Illinois: Land and Life in the Prairie State, edited by Ronald E. Nelson, Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt, 1928: 118.

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