Lookup Public Records in Fulton CountyIllinois. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Fulton County, Illinois Overview

Fulton County is a county located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in 1823. Named after Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat, the county seat is Lewistown and it has a population of 36346 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 883 square miles, with its land area encompassing 866 square miles, and its water area 17 square miles. The county consists of 23 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 61520 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Fulton County borders the following counties: Knox County, Illinois to the north; Mason County, Illinois to the south; Tazewell County, Illinois to the east; McDonough County, Illinois to the west; Peoria County, Illinois to the northeast; Warren County, Illinois to the northwest, and; Schuyler County, Illinois to the southwest.

Fulton County Clerk Information

The County Clerk/Recorder provides a variety of services to the public. All Vital Records are maintained in the Clerk’s office. This includes all licenses for Marriage and Civil Unions, Certified Birth, and Death Certificates, while also maintaining copies of the same records. The Fulton County Clerk/Recorder’s Office is also the official land records office for all real estate located in the County. The Recorder’s primary responsibility is the accurate and timely maintenance and indexing of titles for Fulton County land.

To order a certified copy of your birth certificate by mail, you should print and complete the entire Application For Request of Record form available in the website. Send a legible/readable copy of your driver’s license/photo I.D, as well as a money order (no personal checks) for required fee payable to Fulton County Clerk.

There is also a Fulton County Property Tax Inquiry, where you can do a parcel search.

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

Jim Nelson, Fulton County Clerk/Recorder
Fulton County Courthouse
100 N. Main Street
Room 105
Lewistown, Il 61542
Phone: (309) 547-3041 Ext. 117
Office Hours: Monday–Friday 8:00am–4:00pm

Court Clerk Information

The Clerk of the Circuit Court, commonly known as the Circuit Clerk, is the keeper of the files and records of the Circuit Court. The office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is responsible for maintaining a record of all traffic, civil, and criminal cases filed and heard in Fulton County. The office also issues summons, attachments, subpoenas, and all other tasks as mandated by the courts.

All court records are public records, thus such files are available for public inspection. You are welcome to view all court files not impounded or sealed. These files are available for viewing at their office. Copies are $2 for the first page, $0.50 per page for the next 20 pages, then $0.25 per page for pages thereafter.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:

Joseph Yurkovich (D), Fulton County Circuit Clerk
Fulton County Courthouse
P.O. Box 152
100 N. Main Street
Room 207
Lewistown, Il. 61542
Phone: (309) 547-3041 Ext. 206
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am–4:00pm

Fulton, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200940,130
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009129
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,263
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20095,154
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009339
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,061
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20098,926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009101
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,859
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,142
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200976
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009221
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009634
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009555
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009844
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009812
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009105
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009316
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,001
Fulton County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Fulton 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:Fulton County Marriage License
Location:100 North Main Street, Lewistown, Illinois, 61542
Phone:309-547-3041

Fulton County Clerk’s Office

Address: 100 N. Main, P.O. Box 226, Lewistown IL 61542

Phone: (309) 547-3041 Ext. 603

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