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

McDonough County, Illinois Overview

McDonough County is located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in 1826 and named after Thomas Macdonough who defeated a British squadron in the decisive naval Battle of Lake Champlain in the War of 1812. The county seat is Macomb. As of 2013, the county has a population of 32464. The county has a total area of 590 square miles, 589 square miles of which is land, and 0.8 square miles is water. The county consists of 16 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 61455 recorded as the one with the largest population. McDonough County borders the following counties: Warren County, Illinois to the north; Schuyler County, Illinois to the south; Fulton County, Illinois to the east; Hancock County, Illinois to the west, and; Henderson County, Illinois to the northwest.

McDonough County Clerk Information

Vital records are not public information, thus only authorized individuals as indicated by Illinois laws can acquire copies of them. An application for certified copy of vital record is available for download in the County Clerk website. You can use this application form for all vital record requests. A self-addressed stamped envelope must be included with the application, as well as a copy of a signature ID. A check payable to McDonough County Clerk is also required to pay the fee required for the corresponding record requested.

An online property search is hosted by the County Assessor. Two search methods are available; you can search for a specific property by parcel number (PIN), or search for one or more properties by name, address, or other criteria. Property information are readily available as results of the search.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Gretchen DeJaynes, McDonough County Clerk
One Court House Square
Macomb, Illinois 61455
Phone: (309)833-2474
Office Hours 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday – Friday

Below is the physical address of the County Assessor:

Tammy Camp
Chief County Assessments Office
#1 Courthouse Sq.
Macomb, Illinois 61455
Phone: 309-833-5305

Court Clerk Information

Details about the Circuit Clerk:

Kim Wilson, Circuit Clerk
One Courthouse Square
Macomb, Illinois 61455
Phone: (309)837-4889

McDonough County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in McDonough 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:McDonough County Marriage License
Location:1 Courthouse Square, Macomb, Illinois, 61455

McDonough County Clerk/Recorder’s Office

Address: One Court House Square Macomb, Illinois 61455

Phone: (309)833-2474

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