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Where to Start

For the most up to date resources, please use the University's Online Catalog. The dewey call number for Livingston County typically starts with "977.361". Some common subject headings for Livingston County are:

Livingston County (Ill.) --Biography.
Livingston County (Ill.) --History.
Livingston County (Ill.) --Maps.

If you have questions about using the online catalog or subject headings, please see How To use Our Library. We've provided a few areas below to start you off.

County Histories

This is Livingston County, Illinois : an up-to-date historical narrative with county and township maps and many unique aerial photographs of cities, towns, villages and farmsteads / by John Drury. Chicago : Loree, 1955.
Call Number: 917.73 Am3i

The Biographical record of Livingston and Woodford Counties, Illinois. Chicago : S. J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1900.
Call Number: 920.077361 B5211975

The History of Livingston County, Illinois : containing a history of the county, its cities, towns, &c. … Chicago : W. Le Baron, 1878.
Call Number: 977.361 L49

Historical encyclopedia of Illinois & history of Livingston county . Chicago, 1909.
Call Number: 977.361 B31H


UIUC affiliates or patrons using computers on-campus can access past census data via Heritage Quest.


Livingston County, Ill. [map]. Pontiac, Ill. : The Daily and weekly leader, 1902.
Call Number: G4103.L6 G461902.D3

Livingston County, Illinois : official farm plat book and directory. Madison, Wisc. : County Plat and Directory Co., [1960?]
Call Number: Q. 912.77361 C83L

General Map Company. Plat book, Livingston County, Illinois [cartographic material]. Rockford, c1949.
Call Number: Q. 912.77361 G28P

Standard atlas of Livingston County, Illinois [cartographic material] : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county, map of the state, United States and world ... / compiled and published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Chicago : Geo. A. Ogle, 1911.
Call Number: F. 912.77361 OG5S


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Further Information

More information on can be found on our Web Resources Page as well as in the Illinois County Bibliography, which is shelved with 016.9773.

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