Vandalia, Illinois

City: Vandalia

County: Fayette

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 38.9500, -89.0833

The capital of Illinois from 1819 to 1839 and the seat of Fayette County, Vandalia was also the terminus of the National Road. As a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, Abraham Lincoln served in the state house in Vandalia from 1834 to 1839.

History of Fayette County, Illinois (Philadelphia: Brink, McDonough, 1878) , 46.