Pinckneyville, Illinois

City: Pinckneyville

County: Perry

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 38.0667, -89.3667

The Illinois legislature designated Pinckneyville as the seat of Perry County at its creation in 1827, and a year later, commissioners appointed for the purpose chose the land on which Pinckneyville was established.

"An Act Creating Perry County," 29 January 1827, Revised Laws of Illinois (1827), 110-13; Combined History of Randolph, Monroe and Perry Counties, Illinois (Philadelphia: J. L. McDonough, 1883), 166.