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

Vermilion County, Illinois

Vermilion County is located in the eastern part of the state of Illinois; the county was formed in 1826 and was the 45th of Illinois’ 102 counties. Vermilion County is named after the Vermilion River, which passes through the county and empties into the Wabash River in Indiana near Cayuga. Danville is the largest city and also the county seat. According to the 2010 census, the county has a population of approximately 81,625 people and a total area of 901 square miles. The county is divided into 19 townships which provide local services.

The Vermilion County Clerk’s office has four major functions:

  • Write and maintain County Board minutes and other county records.
  • Elections and voter registration.
  • Vital records, including birth records, death records, and marriage/civil union records. This also includes issuing marriage licenses and civil union licenses.
  • Compute tax rates and handle redemption of delinquent taxes.

In addition, the office of the clerk also files statements of economic interests, campaign disclosure statements, the commissions for notaries public, and assumed names for businesses. The clerk’s office has issued marriage licenses since the founding of the county in 1826, while birth certificates filled by the office date back to 1858 and death certificates to 1877.

Documents maintained by the clerk’s office can be obtained by doing a background check online or by visiting the clerk’s office in person during office hours. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Vermilion County Clerk Website. Check the fee schedule to view the associated fees. When obtaining records in person, you will be required to present a completed records request form to the clerk’s office.

Below is the physical address of the Vermilion County Clerk’s:

6 North Vermilion Street

Courthouse Annex – 1st Floor

Danville, Illinois 61832

Vermilion, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200985,437
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200918,197
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009180
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009273
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009226
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,618
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20097,086
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009306
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009145
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200915,165
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009262
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20098,235
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,898
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009604
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009574
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200991
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,260
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009170
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009320
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,203
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009143
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009572
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200919,800
Vermilion County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Vermilion 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:Vermilion County Marriage License
Location:6 North Vermilion Street, Courthouse Annex – 1St Floor, Danville, Illinois, 61832
Phone:217-431-2615

Vermilion County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 6 N Vermilion St, Danville, IL 61832, United States
Phone: 217-554-1900

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