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City of Wilsonville
Macoupin County, Illinois
 
Wilsonville Population Sign
Population    2000 Census - 604
Postal Zip Code    6 2 0 9 3
Telephone Area Code    217
Latitude    39° 4' 12" North
Longitude    89° 51' 15" West
 
Wilsonville Watertower
Photograph by :
Denise Simpson
 
 
Wilsonville
City
Government
  Past Events
 
Parks
  Wilsonville Community Center
Community Center
  History
&
Genealogy

 
 
1983 Governor's Home Town Award
Winner
1983 Governor's
Home Town Award
        The Village of Wilsonville in its early days was named Wilson, named after President Wilson. In 1919 when the town was incorporated it was then called Wilsonville. The Village of Wilsonville was ruled by an aldermanic government, consisting of a mayor, clerk, treasurer, and six aldermen.
 
      With the population reaching 1,500 in the year 1925, Wilsonville changed from a village to a staus of a city.
 
      At a special meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Wilsonville, Illinois, on March 11, 1932, nominations were made for a Volunteer Fire Company to consist of 25 active members.
      On March 11, 1932, a special meeting was held by the nominees for the organization in the town hall of Wilsonville, Illinois.
      Dominick Cavallo was elected chairman and Louis Pellegrini was elected secretary.
 
Superior Coal Company No. 4 Coal Mine
"Number 4"
was at Wilsonville and it opened in 1916 and closed in 1954.
 
      In 1902 the Superior Coal Company began to open mines in the area.
      The Superior Coal Company was owned by Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Company, which had three of the largest coal mines in world for the first half of the twentieth century.

 
 
 

 
 
City of Wilsonville
January 1, 2011
 
Mayor / President Don Harvill  
Clerk Deno Fillippini  
Treasurer Linda Smith  
Trustees  Harold Besserman, Sr. Special Projects
  Harold Besserman, Jr. Streets & Alleys
  George Vincent Police & Ordinance
  Dianna Sloan Water & Sewer
  Keith Mohr Parks
Police Department - 217-835-4411
To report a Fire      - 217-835-2498
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Welcome Home
Vietnam Veterans
Ceremony -- March 31, 2012
See : Photos
Wilsonville's 2010 Christmas Celebrations
Holiday Senior Dinner
Kids Christmas Party
See : Photos
 
      Wilsonville holds a Seniors "Get-Together" for age 50 years and older every Thursday at
12:30 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. Food is brought for eating and games are played.
      Every other month in the evening an "Outing" is held.
 
 

 
 
 
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Wilsonville
Churches
Life Harvest Ministries
409 North Sawyer Street
Wilsonville, Illinois 62093
Telephone - 217-835-7771
Fax - 217-835-7772
E-mail - lifeharvest@frontier.com
Pastors :
      Stephen & Belinda Martin
Youth Pastors :
      Lawrence & Katie Price
Senior Pastor :
      Kenneth Martin
 
 
 

 
 
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Wilsonville, Illinois
History    &    Genealogy

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City of Wilsonville
 
Aerial Photograph
taken in 1977
 
Landfill and Lawsuit
 
  Biographies
 
Valentino ANTONACCI
 
Alexander A. & Ursula SIMINAS
 
Louis PELLEGRINI
  Churches
 
Baptist Church
 
Holy Cross Church
 
 
 
  From the Past
 
Coal Miners Photos

Demolished Houses
 
Historical Advertisements
 
Historical Photos
 
Historical Group Photos
 
Old Buildings
 
1939 - 1942 Relief Documents

  Monuments
 
Monuments & Memorials
World War II Memorial
Spirit Of Education
 
1932 Fire Department Plaque
 
 
 
  Obituaries
 
Extracts    from Obituaries
 
Ranearo "Ranny" R. ANTONACCI
 
Pearl P. ( nee Antonacci ) DUMEZ
  Schools
 
School Photos
 
 
 
 
 

 
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Macoupin County, Illinois
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