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Palestine, Illinois

City: Palestine

County: Crawford

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 39.0000, -87.6000

In 1818, commissioners appointed for the purpose chose a site for the seat of Crawford County and named it Palestine. In 1843, Crawford County voters elected to move the county seat to Robinson.

William Henry Perrin, ed., History of Crawford and Clark Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1883), 41-42.