Lookup Public Records in Kankakee County, Illinois. 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 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|
Kankakee County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 189 E Court St #1, Kankakee, IL 60901, United States