Macon County - Harristown Township
P.O. Box 61 - Harristown, Illinois 62537
195 N. Meridian
Office Phone 217-963-2579
Welcome to our website. We will strive to keep you informed with information on services and contacts provided by your township.
Harristown Township was the first Illinois home of Abraham Lincoln on the north bank of the Sangamon River in the southwestern part of Harristown Township.
This site is now marked as the Lincoln Trail Homestead State Park.
The township provides general assistance for those qualified, road maintenance (see Road District) and a community room for use of township residents, see (Community Room page) and a Cemetery.
The public is invited to our Board of Trustees meeting, held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the town hall, 7:30 p.m., 195 N. Meridian.