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Edwards County, Illinois Overview

Edwards County is a county located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in 1814. Named after Ninian Edwards, the governor of the Illinois Territory, and, later, governor of Illinois, the county seat is Albion and it has a population of 6672 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 223 square miles, with its land area encompassing 222 square miles, and its water area 0.3 square miles. The county consists of 6 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 62806 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Edwards County borders the following counties: Richland County, Illinois to the north; White County, Illinois to the south; Wabash County, Illinois to the east, and; Wayne County, Illinois to the west.

Edwards County Clerk Information

The State of Illinois has an archived database of several records, but they include records from the past. You can access this if you want to get an old record.

Court Clerk Information

The office of the Circuit Clerk is a state constitutional officer elected by the citizens of Edwards County for a four year term. The Circuit Clerk is a non-judicial office of the Judicial Branch of Illinois State government. The Clerk of the Circuit Court files all cases that come before the Edwards County court system.

The Circuit Clerk site contains links to download forms and view online information for cases filed in the Second Judicial Circuit. Several links available include legal aid, Second Judicial Circuit forms, Southern Illinois University Legal Help Center, and Illinois Courts Approved Forms.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:

Margaret Branum, Edwards County Circuit Clerk
50 East Main Street
Suite 7
Albion, Illinois 62806-1262
Phone: 618/445-2016

Edwards County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Edwards 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:Edwards County Marriage License
Location:50 East Main Street, Albion, Illinois, 62806

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