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

Kankakee County, Illinois

Kankakee County is located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed on February 11, 1853, of the north part of Iroquois County and the south part of Will County by an act of the Illinois Legislature. Kankakee County was named after the Kankakee River. Kankakee is the largest city in the county and also the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 113,449 people and a total area of 681 square miles, of which 4.8 square miles is water and 677 square miles is land. Kankakee County borders the following counties: Will County to the north; Lake County, Indiana, to the northeast; Newton County, Indiana, to the east; Iroquois County to the south; Ford County to the southwest; Livingston County to the southwest; and Grundy County to the northwest.

The Office of the Kankakee County Clerk is responsible for maintaining all public records in the county. Records maintained by the clerk’s office include but are not limited to copies of deeds, mortgages and vital records (birth records, marriage records and death records). In addition, the clerk’s office also oversees the Kankakee County Genealogy Records, where materials detailing the history of Kankakee County can be found.

These records can be obtained by doing a background check online. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Kankakee County Clerk Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to the records that are available. The other way to access copies of records is by visiting the clerk’s office in person. You will be required to submit a filled out records request form, the form can be obtained from the clerk’s office or downloaded from the county website.

Below is the physical address of the Kankakee County Clerk’s office:

Kankakee County Administration Building

189 E. Court St.

Kankakee, IL 60901

Phone number: (815) 937-2990

Kankakee, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009135,045
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,320
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009134
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009231
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009726
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009854
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20094,050
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20098,756
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009445
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200910,798
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,734
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200930,088
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009603
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009304
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200915,632
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20097,923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009859
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,276
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20096,565
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009102
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009116
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,386
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,345
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009260
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,985
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009119
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009685
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009110
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200930,760
Kankakee County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Kankakee 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:Kankakee County Marriage License
Location:189 East Court Street, Kankakee, Illinois, 60901
Phone:815-937-2990

Kankakee County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 189 E Court St #1, Kankakee, IL 60901, United States

Phone: 815-937-2990

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