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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 Pike County typically starts with "977.345". Some common subject headings for Pike County are:

Pike County (Ill.) --Biography.
Pike County (Ill.) --History.
Pike 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

Grimshaw, William A. History of Pike County. A centennial address delivered by Hon. William A. Grimshaw, at Pittsfield, Pike County, Illinois, July 4, 1876. Pittsfield, Ill. : Democrat Job Rooms, [1877?]
Call Number: 977.345 G88H

History of Pike county, Illinois. Chicago : C. C. Chapman & co., 1880.
Call Number: 977.345 H621973

Massie, Melville D. Past and present of Pike County, Illinois. Chicago, The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1906.
Call Number: 977.345 M38P


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


Andreas, Lyter & Co. Atlas map of Pike County, Illinois. Davenport, Iowa, 1872.
Call Number: F. 912.77345 AN25AP

W.W. Hixson & Co. Plat book of Pike County, Illinois. Rockford, [1926?]
Call Number: 912.77345 H64pl

Rockford Map Publishers. Land atlas and plat book, Pike County, Illinois. Rockford, Ill. : Rockford Map Publishers, 1980-
Call Number: Q. 912.77345 R59a1


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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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