Murphysboro(redirected from Murphysboro, Illinois)
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Murphysboro(mûr`fēzbûr'ə), city (1990 pop. 9,176), seat of Jackson co., S Ill., on the Big Muddy River; inc. 1867. It is a trade and distribution center for a fertile farm area. Shoes, feed, and fertilizer are made there. A memorial to John A. LoganLogan, John Alexander,
1826–86, American politician, Union general in the Civil War, b. Murphysboro, Ill. He fought in the Mexican War and practiced law in Illinois. A Democrat who supported Stephen A.
..... Click the link for more information. is in the city. Nearby are a state park and a national forest.