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 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

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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