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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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Location: Mound City Illinois

Other Illinois Counties nearby:
(Cairo) Alexander County
(Vienna) Johnson County
(Metropolis) Massac County
(Golconda) Pope County
(Mound City) Pulaski County
(Jonesboro) Union County

12/01 Coming to The Mound City area
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival Newburgh IN May17-18 There will be non stop jazz, wonderful wines, great food, and the opportunity to browse and purchase local art. All of this overlooking the beautiful Ohio River at the Old Lock & Dam Park.
Belleville Art on the Square Belleville IL May17-19
Lower Town Arts and Music Festival Paducah KY May17-19 The Lower Town Arts and Music Festival in Paducah, Kentucky is THE regional Festival for Western Kentucky and the surrounding area. The Festival's mission is to celebrate the cultural richness of this part of the country.
Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival Henderson KY June12-15 The W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival has become one of the largest free music festivals in the nation, drawing attendants from just about every state and many countries. The festival is a celebration of the life and legacy of Henderson resident and 'Father of the Blues', William Christopher Handy.
Bluegrass in the Park Music and Folklife Festival Henderson KY August8-10 Invite all your friends and family. There will be something for everyone.
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