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Marion County, Illinois Overview

Marion County is located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in 1823 and named after Revolutionary War Gen. Francis Marion, the “Swamp Fox”. The county seat is Salem. As of 2013, the county has a population of 38622. The county has a total area of 576 square miles, 572 square miles of which is land, and 3.7 square miles is water. The county consists of 15 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 62801 recorded as the one with the largest population. Marion County borders the following counties: Fayette County, Illinois to the north; Jefferson County, Illinois to the south; Clay County, Illinois to the east; Clinton County, Illinois to the west; Washington County, Illinois to the southwest, and; Wayne County, Illinois to the southeast.

Marion County Clerk Information

Details about the Clerk and Recorder:

Steven A. Fox (Republican), County Clerk & Recorder
Mailing Address: 100 East Main – PO Box 637
Salem, IL 62881
Office Phone: 618-548-3400
Office Fax: 618-548-2226
Email: ilmarioncountyclerk@ussonet.net
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM – 4:00PM

You can do a property search in Marion County. There are three options for searching: search for a specific property by parcel number (PIN), search for a specific mobile home by account number, and search for one or more properties by name, address, and other criteria.

Court Clerk Information:

The Circuit Clerk maintains records for the entire Court system and is the official record keeper of all court related documents. The office serves as a source of data and information for various government agencies and the general public. In addition, the Circuit Clerk collects all fines, fees, costs, and penalties assessed pursuant to state statutes and county board resolutions and distributes those monies on a monthly basis to the county, state, and municipalities.

The Circuit Clerk has partnered with Judici to provide an online case search archive. Case information includes litigant information, criminal charges, dispositions, sentences, civil judgments, fines and fees orders, balances paid, payment details, hearing dates, and case minutes. You can access these information in Judici’s website. An array of possibly helpful sites are also linked in the Circuit Clerk’s website.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:

Ronda Yates, Circuit Clerk
100 E Main Street
Salem, IL 62881
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, open during lunch hours

Marion, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200941,944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,447
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200991
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,216
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20095,076
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200910,536
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009378
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,196
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,013
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009212
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,002
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200962
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009758
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009659
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009319
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009112
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009317
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,509
Marion County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Marion 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:Marion County Marriage License
Location:100 East Main Street, Salem, Illinois, 62881
Phone:618-548-3856

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