Lookup Public Records in Macoupin County, Illinois. 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:
7th Judicial Circuit
201 East Main
P.O. Box 197
Carlinville, IL 62626-0197
|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|
Macoupin County Clerk’s Office
Address: 201 East Main P.O. Box 107. Carlinville, IL 62626-0197