Map/Timeline Resources

Historical Maps: Illiinois Counties for Selected Years: note how and where the state grew during its history.

  • 1790 Early Settlement
  • 1818 Statehood
  • 1831 Erie Canal opened in 1825
  • 1837 Chicago Settlement
  • 1859 County structure complete
Labor History Time Line?

Illinois History Time Line (10,000 B.C.- 2010)