Macon County Courthouse 253 E. Wood St. Decatur, IL 62523 217-424-1305 — County Clerk 217-424-1454 — Circuit Clerk 217-424-1359 — Recorder IRAD Depository LIB 144 University of Illinois at Springfield One University Plaza, MS BRK 140 Springfield IL 62703-5407 217-206-6520
January 19, 1829 (Laws, 1829, p. 28)
Named for Nathaniel Macon, a Colonel during the Revolution and later a Representative and United States Senator in Congress from North Carolina. He strenuously opposed the adoption of the United States Constitution as conferring powers on the Federal government, which should be reserved, to the states.
|Harristown:||Name changed from Harris in May, 1860.|
|Hickory Point:||Name changed from Hickory in May, 1860|
|Illini:||Formed from Harristown in February, 1864.|
|Milam:||Formed from Mt. Zion (date unknown).|
|Pleasant View:||Formed from Blue Mound and South Macon (date unknown).|