Elizabethtown, Illinois Overview
Elizabethtown, Illinois includes 3 nearby coal leases. Elizabethtown is a village in Hardin County Illinois along the Ohio River. The population was 348 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Hardin County. It the location of the Rose Hotel an Illinois state historic site built about 1830. The village of Elizabethtown was founded around the McFarland Tavern (1812) which was soon rebuilt as the Rose Hotel the rebuilt hostelry is the oldest hotel in the state of Illinois. Elizabethtown was named after James McFarland's wife.
- Elizabethtown, Illinois has a population of 299 (based on numbers from 2010).
- Located in Hardin County, Illinois.
- Elizabethtown, Illinois sits 111 meters (364.2 feet) above sea level feet above sea level.
in Elizabethtown, Illinois
- 3 Total
- 3 Closed
Coal Lease News From The Coal Fields™
Learn more about the Bureau of Land Management, Public Land Survey System, and coal leases.
Understanding Lease Ownership
We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative’s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some right to the land listed under that name.
Understanding BLM Administrative Areas
Whether it is filing a lease or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source.
Understanding Location Data
Lease handled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these leases harken back to the Public Land Survey System.
A “township” can refer to two different things. Both are part of the PLSS measurement system but have different uses.