Saturday, September 17, 2022

Lost Towns of Illinois - Bourbonais, Illinois.

Bourbonais is a former settlement in Bureau County, Illinois, United States. Bourbonais was located in Concord Township, along the Burlington railroad line southwest of Wyanet and northeast of Buda. 

It was platted in 1864 and named for a man of mixed French and Indian ancestry who had settled in this general area in 1820.

Compiled by Dr. Neil Gale, Ph.D.

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