Woodford County, Illinois
Lat/Long: 40.8333, -89.0167
In 1841, the Illinois General Assembly created Woodford County and established the county seat temporarily at Versailles. In 1843, commissioners located the permanent county seat at Hanover, which was re-named Metamora in 1845.
An Act for the Formation of the County of Woodford; Roy L. Moore, History of Woodford County (Eureka, IL: Woodford County Republican, 1910), 104.