Township Histories

Knox County, named after the famous Revolutionary War hero, General Henry Knox,
was legally established on January 13, 1825. 
The county organization was completed five years later on June 10, 1830.

 

Knox County Home and Hospital: 1938
submitted by Harriet Stairs

 

The Development of Knox County

 

Cedar Abingdon
Louisville
Saluda
Chestnut Bridgeport
Burnside
Harrisonville
Hermon
Copley Etherly
Victoria
Elba Elba Center
Eugene
Galesburg Galesburg
Haw Creek Gilson
Mechanicsburg
Henderson Henderson
Henderson Grove
Soperville
Indian Point Abingdon
St. Augustine
Knox East Galesburg
Knoxville
Lynn Centerville/Milroy
Maquon Bennington
Maquon
Rapatee
Ontario Oneida
Ontario
Orange DeLong
Persifer Appleton
Dahinda
Trenton Corners
Rio Rio (aka Coeburg)
Salem Shinntown
Summit-Douglas
Uniontown
Yates City
Sparta Center Point
Wataga
Truro Eugene
Truro
Williamfield
Victoria Center Prairie
Victoria
Walnut Grove Altona
LaPier
Walnut Grove

 


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Updated October 27, 2005