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Wayne County


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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 Wayne County typically starts with "977.379". Some common subject headings for Wayne County are:

Wayne County (Ill.) --History.
Wayne County (Ill.) --Biography.
Wayne 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 Wayne and Clay counties, Illinois. Chicago : Globe Pub. Co., 1884.
Call Number: 977.379 H62W

Kendall, Agnes Lownsdale. Index of proper names History of Wayne and Clay Counties, Illinois. Marion, Ind., 1947.
Call Number: 977.379 H62W1973INDEX


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


Hixson, W.W. & Co. Plat book of Wayne Co., Ill. Rockford, 193-?
Call Number: 912.773792 H64P195-

Ogle, George A., & Co. Standard atlas of Wayne County, Illinois… Chicago, 1910.
Call Number: F. 912.773792 OG5S

Rockford Map Publishers, Rockford, IL. Tri-annual atlas & plat book, Wayne County, Illinois. Rockford, 196-.
Call Number: Q. 912.773792 R59t1

Rockford Map Publishers, Rockford, IL. Land atlas & plat book ... Wayne County, Illinois. Rockford, 1976-.
Call Number: Q. 912.773792 R59t


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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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