About Du Quoin, ILDu 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.
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Additional InformationDu Quoin City Information
Du Quoin Historical Slide Show
Local MediaDu Quoin Evening Call
Southern Illinoisan Newspaper
St. Louis Business Journal
EducationDu Quoin Schools
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Southeastern Illinois College
Area AttractionsDuQuoin Fairgrounds
Illinois Department of Natural Resources and State Parks
Pheasant Hollow Winery
Statistics / EconomyPerry County Census Data
Du Quoin Community Profile