Albion, Illinois

City: Albion

County: Edwards

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 38.3667, -88.0500

Laid out in 1818, Albion was named the seat of Edwards County in 1821.

"An Act for the Division of Gallatin County," 28 November 1814, Laws and Joint Resolutions Passed by the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of Illinois Territory(1814), 7-10; Combined History of Edwards, Lawrence and Wabash Counties, Illinois (Philadelphia: J. L. McDonough, 1883), 81, 86; James N. Adams, comp., Illinois Place Names (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1989), 276.