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

Macoupin County, Illinois Overview

Macoupin County is located in the state of Illinois. Named after Macoupin Creek, the county was formed in 1829 and its county seat is Carlinville. The county has a total population of 46880, as of 2013, with its area spanning 868 square miles (land area being 863 square miles, while water area being 4.7 square miles). The county consists of 27 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 62626 recorded as the one with the largest population. Macoupin County borders the following counties: Madison County, Illinois to the south; Montgomery County, Illinois to the east; Greene County and Jersey County, Illinois to the west; Sangamon County, Illinois to the northeast, and; Morgan County, Illinois to the northwest.

Macoupin County Clerk Information

The County Clerk’s office has six main roles:

  • Chief Election Authority for the County
  • Vital Records
  • Tax Extensions and Delinquent Taxes
  • Manager of Payroll and Accounts Payable
  • Recorder of Deeds
  • Clerk to the County Board

There are 4 methods of obtaining any certified copy of vital record, may it be a birth, death, marriage or civil union certificate, given that you are an individual authorized to be given these copies. You can get these vital records in person at the Macoupin County Courthouse in the County Clerk’s Office. You can also mail or email your request to the County Clerk. You will need to include the following items: a completed request form of the vital record needed, a photocopy of your photo identification, and a check or money order payable to the Macoupin County Clerk (fee depends on record needed). Be sure to include your phone number with your mail request. You can also visit www.vitalchek.com and place an online order for a record.

Macoupin County Recorder’s office has made available online data and document images from 1829 to present. You are welcome to make use of our free public terminals to search information. Remote access to these records is also available, and the website will require an account with a paid web subscription, depending on your requirements. The website also offers an online marriage application.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Pete Duncan, Clerk and Recorder
201 East Main Street
P.O. Box 107
Carlinville, IL 62626-0197

Court Clerk Information

The Circuit Clerk Office of Macoupin County provides for the Public Court Bench, and Legal Bar (Attorneys) a means of managing the receipt, maintenance and security of the court records, and all judicial management information.

You can perform an online case search in Judici, where the website has linked to. You can access court records and case information in Judici’s website. You can also pay online through ePay Illinois.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:

Lee Ross
7th Judicial Circuit
201 East Main
P.O. Box 197
Carlinville, IL 62626-0197
217-854-3211

Macoupin, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200957,475
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,457
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009193
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,239
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20096,660
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009246
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200917,514
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009111
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009253
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20097,776
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20093,764
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009224
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,580
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009109
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200981
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,329
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009326
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200977
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009564
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009272
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,986
Macoupin County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Macoupin 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:Macoupin County Marriage License
Location:201 East Main Street, Carlinville, Illinois, 62626
Phone:217-854-3214

Macoupin County Clerk’s Office

Address: 201 East Main P.O. Box 107. Carlinville, IL 62626-0197

Phone: 217-854-3214

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