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Links to Sites That Relate to Coles County History

If you find sites that you think would be appropriate for this page please contact the CCHS.

Link on to Lincoln- 

The Charleston Riot 150th Anniversary - A page detailing the 150th Anniversary event.

Coles County Offices and Departments  - Coles County offices with only a few links developed as of yet

National Register of Historic Places - Coles County Sites. The Ilinois Central Depot is not on the list yet.

Selected Family Migrations to Coles County in Early History

Population Growth of Coles County by Decade, U.S. Census Bureau

Coles County Census Quick facts, U.S. Census Bureau

Mattoon Chamber of Commerce List of Area Clubs and Organizations

Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc  - A list of extant railroads in Illinois including Coles County

Demographic Data of Coles County - Information provided by Coles Together

School Districts in Coles County

Coles County, Illinois, Genealogical Society

EIU Localities  -  This page links to many Coles County History subjects by Newton Key

African-Americans in Coles County  - by EIU

Primitive Baptist Church in Coles County, One of First Churches

Picture of Coles County Poorhouse  

Coles County and the Civil War

Coles County Legal History Project - Part of Localities by EIU

Illinois Trails Coles County Website - This is a page on links to county statistics, deaths etc.

The Illinois GenWeb Project -  A page on links to county data; part of a national project to make pages for every county in the country