Macon County was formed 19 Jan 1829 from Shelby County.
Communities: Argenta, Austin, Bearsdale, Blackland, Blue Mound, Boody, Bulldog Crossing, Decatur, Elwin, Forsyth, Friends Creek, Harristown, Heman, Hervey City, Hickory Point, Illini, Long Creek, Macon, Maroa, Milam, Mount Zion, Niantic, Oakley, Oreana, Pleasant View, South Macon, South Wheatland, Warrensburg, Whitmore
Map: Macon County, New Sectional Map of the State of Illinois, 1836; Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division
John W. Smith, History of Macon County, Illinois (Springfield : Rokker’s Printing House, 1876)
Past and Present of the City of Decatur and Macon County, Illinois (Chicago : S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1903)
Portrait and Biographical Record of Macon County, Illinois (Chicago : Lake City Publishing co., 1890)