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

Piatt County, Illinois Overview

Piatt County is a county located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in 1841. Named after James A. Piatt after winning a coin flip against Jesse Warner, the county seat is Monticello and it has a population of 16433 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 439 square miles, with its land area encompassing 439 square miles, and its water area 0.3 square miles. The county consists of 14 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 61856 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Piatt County borders the following counties: McLean County, Illinois to the north; Moultrie County, Illinois to the south; Champaign County, Illinois to the east; DeWitt County, Illinois to the west; Macon County, Illinois to the southwest, and; Douglas County, Illinois to the southeast.

Piatt County Clerk Information

Authorized individuals may request and pay for certified copies of vital records to be mailed by the County Clerk’s office to the person named on the record or to a parent. In addition to the applicable fee for birth records, mail-in requests must include full name on birth record, date of birth, parents’ full names (including mother’s maiden name), a signature and return address. For marriage records, bride and groom’s full names (bride’s maiden name) and date of marriage will be required instead, while the full name of deceased and date of death are required for death records.

An interactive GIS map is also provided by the Supervisor of Assessment to remotely access land records. Four search criteria can be used: search by PIN, map number, taxpayer name, and address. A property search is also available.

Below are details about the County Clerk and Recorder:

Colleen Kidd [2014], County Clerk & Recorder
P.O. Box 558, Monticello, IL 61856
Ph 762-9487
Fax (217)762-7563

Court Clerk Information

The Piatt County Circuit Clerk has partnered with Judici to provide remote access to court records. You can access public court records and case information by searching them up in Judici.

Below are details about the Circuit Clerk:

Charles Barre [2016], Circuit Clerk
P.O. Box 288, Monticello, IL 61856
Ph (217)762-4966
Fax (217)762-5906

Piatt County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Piatt 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:Piatt County Marriage License
Location:101 West Washington Street, Monticello, Illinois, 61856

Piatt County Clerk and Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 101 W Washington St #110, Monticello, IL 61856, United States

Phone: 217-762-9487

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