Pulaski county is named for Polish Count Casamir Pulaski who fought and died in the Revolutionary War. It is located in the "Little Egypt" region of southern Illinois on the banks of the Ohio River.
The county was formed in 1843 and the county seat is Mound City. The city is home to the Mound City National Cemetary and is the final resting place of soldiers who fought and died in the Civil War and other wars.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 7,304, a decrease of 219 over the 1990 census.
The town of Ullin, situated on the banks of the Cache River, is the host for Shawnee Community College. Ullin is also the headquarters for the Cypress Creek NWR.
For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.
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