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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 St. Clair County typically starts with "977.389". Some common subject headings for St. Clair County are:

Saint Clair County (Ill.) --Biography.
Saint Clair County (Ill.) --Genealogy.
Saint Clair County (Ill.) --History.
Saint Clair 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

History of St. Clair County, Illinois / [issued] by St. Clair County Genealogical Society. Dallas, Tex. : Curtis Media Corp. ; [Illinois] : The Society, c1988-
Call Number: Q. 977.389 H629

Portrait and biographical record of St. Clair County, Illinois : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States. Chicago : Chapman Bros., 1892.
Call Number: 977.389 P83

West, Edward William. 1876. History of St. Clair County, Illinois; prepared for the county centennial celebration of American independence, July 4th, 1876. Belleville, Ill. : Advocate Steam Print, 1876.
Call Number: 977.389 W52H1970

History of St. Clair County, Illinois : with illustrations descriptive of its scenery and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers. Evansville, Ind. : Unigraphic, 1975.
Call Number: Q. 977.389 H62h1975


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


An illustrated historical atlas of St. Clair Co. Illinois / compiled drawn & published from personal examinations & surveys by Warner & Beers. Evansville, Ind. : Whippoorwill Publications, 1984.
Call Number: Q. 912.77389 W24I1984

Call Number: 912.77389 H64P

Hollman, Frank, 1904- Current & historical atlas, St. Clair County, Illinois. Complete geographical, topographical, statistical, informative and educational. Compiled and published by Frank and John Hollman. Belleville, Ill., 1936.
Call Number: F. 912.77389 H72C

St. Clair Title Company. An atlas of St. Clair County, Illinois. Belleville, Ill., c1956.
Call Number: F. 912.77389 SA2A


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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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