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

Madison County, Illinois

Madison County is located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed on September 14, 1812, from parts of Randolph County and St. Clair County and named after President James Madison. Granite City is the largest city in the county, while Edwardsville is the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 269,282 people and a total area of 741 square miles (1,920 km2), of which 25 square miles is water and 716 square miles is land. Madison County borders the following counties:  Bond County to the east; Clinton County to the southeast; Jersey County to the northwest; Macoupin County to the north; Montgomery County to the northeast; St. Charles County, Missouri, to the northwest; St. Clair County to the south; St. Louis (city), Missouri, to the west; and St. Louis County, Missouri, to the west.

The duties and responsibilities of the County Clerk are varied, but it can be labeled as the clerical arm of Madison County Government. The main functions of this office include:  

  • Administering and delivering tax services
  • Maintaining records of the County’s vital records (birth records, marriage records, and death records)
  • Conducting and administering voter registration and managing all election proceedings
  • Administering and delivering such services to the general public as commissioning notary publics, issuance of marriage licenses, and maintaining population statistics and assessed valuation records of the county

Records maintained by the clerk’s office can be accessed in person by visiting the clerk’s office during office hours. You will be required to submit a completed records request form. While filling out the form, it is important to include as much detailed information as possible to ensure accuracy and also reduce the search time. Alternatively, you can do a background check through the Madison County Clerk Website.

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

157 North Main Street,

Edwardsville, IL 62025

Phone number: 618-296-6200

Madison, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009311,658
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200919,898
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009498
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009723
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,895
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009464
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20095,987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200928,871
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20094,114
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200910,886
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009733
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200990,209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20091,400
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,564
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200941,832
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200913,749
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20091,225
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,472
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20098,184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009177
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,200
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20094,309
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20094,187
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009693
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009765
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,387
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,953
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009540
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200953,796

Madison County Clerk’s Office

Address: 157 North Main Street, Edwardsville, IL. 62025

Phone: 618-296-6200

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