Lookup Public Records in Christian County, Illinois. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Christian County, Illinois Overview
Christian County is located in the state of Illinois. Named after Christian County, Kentucky, the county was formed in 1839 and its county seat is Taylorville. The county has a total population of 34298, as of 2013, with its area spanning 716 square miles (land area being 709 square miles, while water area being 6.3 square miles). The county consists of 20 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 62568 recorded as the one with the largest population. Christian County borders the following counties: Macon County to the northeast; Shelby County to the southeast; Montgomery County to the southwest, and; Sangamon County to the northwest.
Christian County Clerk Information
The Christian County Clerk and Recorder offers services in vital records, voter registration, property tax rate extension, notary public registry, and assumed business name registry, among others.
The Christian County Clerk’s Office will only release certified copies or certifications of vital records, upon written request, to individuals who are authorized or entitled to receive them. If you are eligible to obtain a copy of a birth record, please indicate on the application your relationship to the person registered and your intended use of the copy. Death and marriage license require only that you must complete an application, provide proof of identity and pay the appropriate fees. All vital records for events from 1916 and forward are also on file with the State Department of Public Health’s Division of Vital Records.
The County Clerk’s Office also offers an online application for either a Marriage License or a Civil Union License. Applicants complete all necessary information online and then submit their application for review. Both parties must still appear in person to pay the fees and sign the applications and provide all necessary identification and supporting documentation.
Below is the physical address of the County Clerk and Recorder:
Michael C. Gianasi
101 South Main Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
County Clerk Phone: 217-824-4969
County Recorder Phone: 217-824-4960
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Court Clerk Information
The Circuit Clerk’s primary function is to establish, maintain and keep all records of the court and the official court seal. In addition, the Court Clerk is responsible for all scheduling matters and all financial duties relating to the Court system. All monies owed to the Court are collected and distributed by the Circuit Clerk.
The Christian Circuit Clerk offers an online case search. It is available through Judici.com, which keeps an online case database, and you can make a search on court records and cases on their database. The link is readily provided on the Circuit Clerk’s website.
Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:
101 S. Main Street
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: (217) 824-4966
|Christian County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Christian County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act – 750 ILCS 5 and Illinois Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – 750 ILCS 10|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Christian County Marriage License|
|Location:||101 South Main Street, Taylorville, Illinois, 62568|
Christian County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 101 S Main St, Taylorville, IL 62568, United States