The Kaskaskia River in Randolph County

The Kaskaskia River has greatly influenced the development of Randolph County. The Kaskaskia River flows southwest from Champaign, Illinois, and joins with the Mississippi River in Randolph County about fifty miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri. The inhabitants of Randolph County have benefited from the river throughout their history. The lower Kaskaskia River Valley has long drawn people to Randolph County, with its abundant agricultural land and convenient transportation. One of Randolph County’s most important industries has always been agriculture. Today 262,464 acres of Randolph County’s 380,000 acres are used for farmland. It has been the primary draw for most […]

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