Historical Societies in Coles County, Illinois

There are 2 Historical Societies in Coles County, Illinois, serving a population of 52,540 people in an area of 509 square miles. There is 1 Historical Society per 26,270 people, and 1 Historical Society per 254 square miles.

In Illinois, Coles County is ranked 38th of 102 counties in Historical Societies per capita, and 22nd of 102 counties in Historical Societies per square mile.

List of Coles County Historical Societies

Find Coles County, Illinois historical societies.


Coles County Historical Society 1320 Lafayette Avenue Mattoon, IL

Coles County Illinois Historical Society 895 7th Street Charleston, IL

About Coles County Historical Societies

Coles County Historical Societies are local organizations and history museums dedicated to studying, preserving, and fostering an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on the local community's history in Coles County, IL. Historical Societies in Coles County encourage and engage in the collection and preservation of historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories. Many Historical Societies conduct research about local businesses and families, which they make accessible and available as public records and exhibits.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Coles County Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Coles County historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Coles County, Illinois
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering