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

Wayne County, Illinois Overview

Wayne County is located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in 1819 and named after Gen. “Mad Anthony” Wayne, an officer in the Revolutionary War and Northwest Indian War. The county seat is Fairfield. As of 2013, the county has a population of 16612. The county has a total area of 715 square miles, 714 square miles of which is land, and 1.7 square miles is water. The county consists of 19 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 62837 recorded as the one with the largest population. Wayne County borders the following counties: Clay County, Illinois to the north; Hamilton County, Illinois to the south; Edwards County, Illinois to the east; Richland County, Illinois to the northeast; Marion County, Illinois to the northwest; Jefferson County, Illinois to the southwest, and; White County, Illinois to the southeast.

Wayne County Clerk Information

Details about the County Clerk:

Liz Ann Woodrow
Wayne County Courthouse
301 E. Main St. Suite 203
Fairfield, IL 62837
Phone: 618/842-5182

Court Clerk Information

The Wayne 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. Public records can also be requested using an FOIA request to be mailed to the Freedom of Information Officer, Kevin C. Kakac.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:

Pamela Southerd, Wayne County Circuit Clerk
301 E Main St #204
Fairfield, IL 62837
Office: (618) 842-7684
Fax: (618) 842-2556
Hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm M–F

Wayne, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200912,981
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200953
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009326
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,470
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009266
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,037
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009102
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,742
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009102
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009249
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009285
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200939
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,759
Wayne County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Wayne 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:Wayne County Marriage License
Location:302 East Main Street, Fairfield, Illinois, 62837
Phone:618-842-5182

Wayne County Clerk Office
County Government Office

Address: 301 E Main St, Fairfield, IL 62837, United States
Phone: 618-842-5182

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