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Use these maps to read the legal description of property in Logan County, IL


This map shows the prime meridians. All of Logan County is west of the 3rd principle meridian -- it forms the eastern boundary of the county.

prime meridian map

This map shows township sections and the parts of a section.

section map

In theory, in Illinois and other parts of the Northwest Territory, a Township is a piece of land approximately six miles square [36 square miles] which is divided into 36 Sections which are approximately one square mile or 640 acres each. The legal description of land in Logan County should be minimally including range [west of the 3rd principle meridian for ALL land in Logan County], the township and the section number. Descriptions of city property will include more information.

Go to Logan Section Map

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