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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 Pope County typically starts with "977.3991". Some common subject headings for Pope County are:

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

The biographical review of Johnson, Massac, Pope and Hardin Counties, Illinois : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens. Hartford, Ky. : Cook & McDowell Publications, [1979].
Call Number: 977.399 B521979

Pope County, Illinois. Paducah, Ky. : Turner Pub. Co., 1986-1989
Call Number: Q. 977.3991 P81

Portrait and biographical record of Pope County, Illinois. Chicago, Chapman Brothers, 1892.
Call Number: 977.344 P838


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


Hixson W.W. & Co. Plat book of Pope County, Illinois. Rockford, 1926.
Call Number: 912.773991 H64P

Rockford Map Publishers. Atlas & plat book, Pope-Hardin County, Illinois. Rockford, 1975.
Call Number: Q. 912.7739 R591A


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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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