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DeWitt County, Illinois Overview

DeWitt County is a county located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in 1839. Named after DeWitt Clinton, the county seat is Clinton and it has a population of 16420 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 405 square miles, with its land area encompassing 398 square miles, and its water area 7.6 square miles. The county consists of 13 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 61727 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, DeWitt County borders the following counties: McLean County, Illinois to the north; Macon County, Illinois to the south; Piatt County, Illinois to the east, and; Logan County, Illinois to the west.

DeWitt County Clerk Information

Vital Statistics includes birth, death and marriage records. Birth certificates may only be obtained by the mother or father listed on the Certificate, legal guardian or by the child if the child is 18 years of age. Photo ID is required to obtain a birth record. Birth records begin in 1878. Death records begin in 1878. Death certificates may be obtained by any party with a legitimate interest Marriage records begin in 1839. Applications for certified copies of these documents are available for download at their website.

Land records can be accessed through three options. Laredo is a subscription based service for anyone who performs title searches on a regular basis. Tapestry is a web search interface. You can go the website and follow the instructions provided. DirectSearch is a free data search option.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk and Recorder:

Dana Smith, DeWitt County Clerk and Recorder
201 W. Washington St.
PO Box 439 Room 109
Clinton, IL 61727
(217) 935-7780

Court Clerk Information

The Circuit Clerk has a searchable database of most DeWitt County cases, available on Judici. Additionally, a Public Access terminal is available in the Circuit Clerk’s office to view information on specific court cases without charge. Copies of all current, non-impounded court files may be obtained at the Circuit Clerk’s office for the statutory fee.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:
Michelle VanValey, DeWitt County Circuit Clerk
Sixth Judicial Circuit
201 West Washington, P.O. Box 439
Clinton, IL 61727
Phone: (217) 935-7750

De Witt, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200917,763
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,798
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009216
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,472
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009133
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009287
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,628
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,139
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009343
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009124
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009198
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009313
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009320
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009135
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009120
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,690

DeWitt County Clerk and Recorder’s Office

Address: 201 W. Washington St. PO Box 439 Room 109 Clinton IL 61727

Phone: (217) 935-7780

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