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

White County, Illinois Overview

White County is located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in 1815 and named after either Captain Leonard White or Captain Isaac White. The county seat is Carmi. As of 2013, the county has a population of 14549. The county has a total area of 502 square miles, 495 square miles of which is land, and 7.1 square miles is water. The county consists of 10 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 62821 recorded as the one with the largest population. White County borders the following counties: Edwards County, Illinois to the north; Gallatin County, Illinois to the south; Posey County, Indiana to the east; Hamilton County, Illinois to the west; Gibson County, Indiana to the northeast; Wayne County, Illinois to the northwest, and; Saline County, Illinois to the southwest.

White County Clerk Information

The County Clerk plays the following roles:

  • Recorder of legal documents pertaining to real estate
  • Local registrar for all deaths, births, and marriage records
  • Election official – responsible for conducting all elections held in White County
  • Secretary to the White County Board

    Vital Records are not available to the General Public. You will need to submit a copy of your Driver’s License or your state ID Card as well as information as to how you are related to the individual in order to receive any copies. The application forms for the vital records are downloadable from the website.
    The Supervisor of Assessments also have an online GIS map available, where you can search for any property either using the map data or any information about the parcel you have. A sidebar will appear containing the information of the parcel.
    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    White County Clerk
    301 E Main Street
    P.O. Box 339
    Carmi, IL 62821
    Ph: 618-382-7211 ext. 1
    Court Clerk Information
    The White 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. You can also pay your tickets online, using the online facility that the Clerk has linked in their website.

    Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:
    Kelly L Fulkerson
    Circuit Clerk
    P.O. Box 310
    Carmi, IL 62821
    Phone: 618.382.2321 X4
    Fax: 618.382.2322

    White, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200914,886
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,042
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009305
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200963
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009572
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,964
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200927
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,325
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009321
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200944
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200941
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009373
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200929
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009263
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009167
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009190
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200954
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200995
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,918
    White County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in White 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:White County Marriage License
    Location:301 East Main Street, Carmi, Illinois, 62821
    Phone:618-382-7211

    White County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 301 E Main St, Carmi, IL 62821, United States
    Phone: 618-382-7211

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