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About Du Quoin, IL

Du Quoin is a small town that has been a main staple on the economy of Illinois for years. The town is named after Chief Du Quoin, who was chief of the Tamaroas tribe in the late 1700's. His son was the subsequent chief. In later years, settlers came to the camps along the banks of the Little Muddy River.

Located in the southeast portion of the state, Du Quoin is surrounded by beautiful scenery and farmland. Today Du Quoin thrives on agriculture and industrial resources.

Additional Information

For additional information about DuQuoin, click on some of the links below. Search for local information through media, attractions and local information.

Additional Information

Du Quoin City Information
Du Quoin Historical Slide Show
Enjoy Illinois

Local Media

Du Quoin Evening Call
Southern Illinoisan Newspaper
St. Louis Business Journal


Du Quoin Schools
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Southeastern Illinois College

Area Attractions

DuQuoin Fairgrounds
Logan Museum
Illinois Department of Natural Resources and State Parks
Lake Murphysboro
Pheasant Hollow Winery

Real Estate

Statistics / Economy

Perry County Census Data
Du Quoin Community Profile
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