Murphysboro is a city located in Jackson County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 13,295. It is the county seat of Jackson County.
234 people were killed when the Tri-State Tornado hit Murphysboro on March 18, 1925.
Web Sites and Links
Apple City F.D.Ron Manwaring's collection of fire-related items, including pictures. Links to other fire-related sites are included.
Chamber of CommerceDevelopment opportunities, about the chamber, membership lists, and community information.
McElvain Elementary SchoolK-5th grade public school in Murphysboro, Illinois. Classroom information and events calendar.
Murphysboro Blues FestivalHeld annually at Southern Illinois University. Includes directions, performance schedule and ticket information.
Murphysboro Fire DepartmentFacts, contact and location information for the Murphysboro, Illinois fire department.
Murphysboro Police DepartmentDepartment information, unsolved crimes, community information, and an e-mail directory.
Murphysboro School District #186News and information for the district, upcoming events, and contact information for administration. Links to local schools are included.
Murphysboro, IllinoisCity and community information, links of local interest, and listings of area events.
Murphysboro, IllinoisVirtual guide to the city.
Murphysboro, Illinois Chamber of CommerceDevelopment opportunities, chamber information, membership lists, and community information for Murphysboro, Illinois.
Sallie Logan Public LibraryInformation about the programs, services, and collections of the Sallie Logan Public Library, Murphysboro, Illinois.