Carmi, Illinois

City: Carmi

County: White

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 38.0833, -88.1500

In early 1816, commissioners appointed for the purpose established Carmi as the seat of newly-created White County. The legislature enacted laws incorporating Carmi in 1819, 1840, and 1857, but the town was not officially chartered until 1867.

History of White County Illinois (Chicago: Inter-State, 1883), 301-02, 535-37; "An Act to Incorporate the Town of Carmi," 24 March 1819, Laws of the State of Illinois (1819), 249-51; An Act to Incorporate the Town of Carmi; "An Act to Incorporate the Town of Carmi, in White County," 9 February 1857, Private Laws of the State of Illinois (1857), 304-309.