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Welcome to Stark County, Illinois

Stark County was formed in 1839 out of Knox and Putnam counties. It was named for General Colonel John Stark (August 28, 1728 – May 8, 1822), who served in the American Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He became widely known as the "Hero of Bennington" for his exemplary service at the Battle of Bennington in 1777.

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Attend The Next County Board Meeting

The County Board meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm and at such other times as may be determined by the County Board. Meetings are held in the Courtroom on the second floor of the Stark County Courthouse located at 130 W. Main Street, Toulon, Illinois

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Latest News

New Covid-19 Booster Q & A

With the New Pfizer & Moderna Bivalent Boosters now available; which one should I get? And, what does Bivalent even mean?


Henry/Stark County Health Departments Kick Off IPLAN Process with Community Health Committee Meeting

The Henry & Stark County Health Department kicked off their IPLAN (Illinois Project for Local Assessment of Needs) process by convening a Community Health Committee of local stakeholders.


Family Planning Services

The Henry & Stark County Health Department and its First Choice Healthcare Clinics in Kewanee and Colona remind area residents of their Family Planning clinic program.

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