Macoupin County


Macoupin County ILGenWeb is a free genealogical site about the history of the county. We hope you find helpful clues for your research of ancestors and relatives of Macoupin county.

This site is dedicated in honor of Gloria Frazier, deceased 11 Jun 2019, for her many years of dedication to Macoupin County genealogy and ILGenWeb as a project.

Please consider contributing your pieces of Macoupin county family history. Corrections, updates, and additions to this site are always welcome. You can use the Contact Us form or email me directly. Our combined efforts can keep this a great site for all who visit!

County Coordinator: Norma Hass

Co-Coordinator: YOU? Macoupin ILGenWeb needs a local co-coordinator. Are you familiar with the area? Do you have a family tree connection to the county? Are you experienced at researching in Macoupin County? If your answer to any one of these questions is 'YES,' please volunteer to be a co-coordinator.


Macoupin County became the 50th county in Illinois on January 17, 1829. It was named after Macoupin Creek. This new county's boundaries were carved from areas of Greene and Madison counties, and the boundaries have remained unchanged. Carlinville is the county seat.


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