National Register Listings in Illinois by County and City

On April 11, 2003, the Historic Architectural/Archaeological Geographic Information System was launched on this Web site (click here to  go to HARGIS). You can now search for National Register sites by county or municpality through HAARGIS--you can also do so much more!! Check it out!

To search for all properties on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in a specific county:

  1. Click on the "By National Register" link under Property Search in the Links area.
  2. In the "Select Search Region" window, click the radio button next to County, then click on the "Next" button.
  3. Scroll to find the county and click on it to select it--or begin typing the county name in the text box and automatically jump to the county. When the county name is highlighted, click the "Next" button.
  4. In the "National Register Search" window, click in the selection box next to one or more of the NRHP categories, and click the "Finish" button.
  5. A list of the properties that meet your specifications will appear in the Results Area of the screen. Depending on how many properties there are, you may need to page through them by using the "First," "Previous, "Next," and "Last" links.
  6. To identify where a property from the list of selected properties in the Results Area is on the map, click the "ID" link next to the property.
  7. To see details and photos about a property, click the "Report" link.
  8. To print the map and the results list, click on the "Print" link in the Links area of the page.

Multiple Property Listings in Illinois

A multiple property listing (MPL) is used to nominate a group of properties for National Register listing based on a common theme. The MPL document contains information common to the properties and gives a standard for the inclusion of properties within the listing. Individual properties within the MPL are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The following are MPLs in Illinois:

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