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Belgrade, Illinois

City: Belgrade

County: Massac

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 37.143777, -88.703597

Prior to the creation of Massac County in 1843, Belgrade (formerly known as Bellegarde) was situated in Pope County. Located approximately three miles upriver from Metropolis, Belgrade had a Post Office only from 1822 to 1823, and the village is no longer in existence.

James N. Adams, comp., Illinois Place Names (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1989), 289; O. J. Page, History of Massac County, Illinois, 2 vols. ([Metropolis, IL: n.p., [1900]), 1:69.