Welcome to CCGS

The Champaign County Genealogical Society (CCGS) welcomes new members whether they are researching extensively in Champaign County, Illinois, or have no ancestors at all to research in our county.  The Society promotes genealogical and historical research and aids in the publication, dissemination, and preservation of genealogical and historical material.  We welcome you to join us.

Next CCGS Meeting - December 9th

The next general membership meeting of the Champaign County Genealogical Society is Tuesday, December 9th.  The meeting starts at 7:00 pm in the Archives of The Urbana Free Library (2nd floor).  It has been a tradition at the December meeting to have a 'Genealogy Show and Tell'.  Attendees are asked to bring an antique or family treasure and to share the story.  The meeting is free and the public is welcome.

Extended Archive Hours

The Champaign County Historical Achives is open Wednesday evenings.  The new Wednesday hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Patrons now have more opportunities for research.