Schools of Hamilton County, Illinois - 1821 to 2018

This page is a complete listing of all known schools in Hamilton County, Illinois since its formation in 1821.  The intent is to provide a list of schools, present a brief history, and then include any photos or documentation that has been located for that school.

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Click here for a map of all schools. Click here to load a list of schools linked by a number to the map. Alternate between the 2 tabs to locate the schools. Close each page to return here.

In 1902 the county passed a new law that re-numbered the School Districts. Click here for a list of all the districts (and their number) after that law.

In 1947 the state of Illinois mandated a reorganization of all school districts. Click here for a report by a Hamilton County committee discussing the reorganizing of their school districts.

Click on the name of each school in the list below to load the page for that school. Close the page to return here.

Aden Anderson Antioch Barefoot Barnes
Beaver Creek Belle Prairie Big Hill Blairsville Boster
Braden Broughton Buckingham Buckskin Bunker Hill
Burnt Hill Cantrell Cates Center Flannigan Center Twigg
Cherokee (Taylor Town) Concord Cooper Cornerville Dahlgren
Dale Delafield Doeskin East Rural Hill East Side
Elm Grove Enfield College Fairview Farris Flannigan
Garrison Gholson Grove Gunter Harrawood Helm
Hickory Corner Hoodville Jennings Johnson Little Hill
Logansport Lower Aden Macedonia Mary's Chapel Mason
Maulding Mayberry McLeansboro McLeansboro HS Metcalf
Middle Creek Moore's Prairie Moorman Mt. Pleasant (Cut Off) O'Possum Creek
Oak Grove Odle Old Cantrell Olga Oliver
Parker's Prairie Pig Ridge Piopolis Plainview Preston
Pulliam/Pullium Pyrtle Rally Hill Reed Richardson (Strip School)
Seminary Shady Grove Smith Sneed Sulphur Springs
Sunnyside Sutton Texas Grove Thackery Thomas
Turner Union (KP) Union (Twigg) Walpole Walters
Weldin West Rural Hill West Side White Williams
Yale York Young (Wildcat)    

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