SBI Route 130 was what Illinois 130 is now from Albion north to Charleston. In 1936, when Illinois 1 was moved to a new road further south, Illinois 130 was extended south to Illinois 1. In 1964, Illinois 130 was extended north to Mira Station, an unincorporated area south of Champaign in Champaign County. In the 1980s it was moved to its present terminus, now running north from Philo to Urbana and along U.S. 150 to Interstate 74.
Illinois Route 130A was a spur of Illinois Route 130 during the 1930s. The route ran from Route 130 in Boos to Sainte Marie, a distance of . The route is now a local road known as both 600th Avenue and Embarras Street.