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

Jersey County, Illinois Overview

Jersey County is a county located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in February 28, 1839. Named after New Jersey, the county seat is Jerseyville and it has a population of 22641 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 377 square miles, with its land area encompassing 369 square miles, and its water area 7.9 square miles. The county consists of 11 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 62052 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Jersey County borders the following counties: Greene County, Illinois to the north; St. Charles County, Missouri to the south; Macoupin County, Illinois to the east; Calhoun County, Illinois to the west, and; Madison County, Illinois to the southeast.

Jersey County Clerk Information

Some of the main functions of the Jersey County Clerk’s office are:

  • Serving as Clerk to the County Board, keeping minutes of their meetings and keeping accurate records of County Board proceedings
  • Serving as Election Authority, administering all elections in Jersey County
  • Maintaining and administering Voter Registration Services
  • Maintaining the County’s vital records, such as births, deaths, and marriages, and reporting statistics to the State
  • Issuing Marriage and Civil Union Licenses
  • Serving as Recorder of Deeds, and recording and certifying Military Discharge papers
  • …among other duties.

    With proper identification, vital records can be obtained in person or sent to you by mail, if you are an eligible individual. If you would like a certified copy of your chosen vital record sent by mail, a request form is provided for each vital record. Print and complete all information on the form including signature and a copy of your photo ID, as well as the appropriate fee. If you are getting married in Jersey County, you need to obtain your marriage license at the Jersey County Clerk’s office. Both parties must appear in person to make application, at least 24 hours, but not more than 60 days, before your wedding.

    The Recorder’s Office has partnered with Fidlar Technologies to help provide easy access to land records search. A web interface, Tapestry, and a downloadable software, Laredo, are both given to your disposition, both a subscription-based service. The former, however, also offers pay-as-you-go access.

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    Pam Warford, Jersey County Clerk and Recorder of Deeds
    200 North Lafayette Street
    Jerseyville IL 62052
    (618) 498-5571

    Court Clerk Information

    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 Jersey County. The office is also responsible for recording filed documents and maintaining a record of all court proceedings. The Clerk of the Circuit Court files all cases and maintains official records of all cases that come before the Jersey County court system. The Circuit Clerk’s Office also receives and holds in trust monies to be disbursed on order of the court.

    The Circuit Clerk website has provided a search utility with which you can use to search court records. Clerk of Circuit Court computerization started on August of 1988. Any case prior to the aforementioned date may have to be looked up manually in the index of books kept within the Circuit Clerk’s Office. You may search by litigant name, search by case number or view the daily docket (by date, judge, courtroom or case type).

    Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:

    Charles E. Huebener
    Office of the Circuit Clerk
    201 W. Pearl Street,
    Jerseyville, IL 62052
    Telephone: 618-498-5571 ext. 124

    Jersey, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200923,935
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,956
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200925
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200934
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200985
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009697
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,431
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009939
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20099,152
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,214
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009557
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200939
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009415
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200946
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200934
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009147
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009497
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200939
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200932
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009285
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200919
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200973
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,841
    Jersey County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Jersey 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:Jefferson County Marriage License
    Location:100 South 10th Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 62864
    Phone:618-244-8020

    Jersey County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 62052, 200 N Lafayette St, Jerseyville, IL 62052, United States

    Phone: 618-498-5571 ext. 6

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