Woodford County Historical and Genealogical Society

Dedicated to the preservation and sharing of the history of Woodford County, Illinois.

Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Other Days by appointment via email

Sunday Closed

The History Center library is accessible during open hours of the History Center.  Other times by appointment only. 

Research requests will be accepted by mail, online and e-mail. Research is limited to Woodford County only. 

Sending a research request? Please include full names, dates, townships, etc.  If sending a request by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. If you are e-mailing, please give us a regular mailing address too so we can send out copies of pertinent information.

WCHGS does not have birth, death, marriage or land records. These are kept at the County Recorders Office at the courthouse.  They can be reached at (309) 467-3312

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