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

Will County, Illinois

Will County is located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. The county was formed on January 12, 1836, out of Cook County and Iroquois County. Will County is named after Dr. Conrad Will, a politician and also a businessman involved in salt production in southern Illinois. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 677,560 people, making it the fourth-most populous county in Illinois. It covers a total area of 849 square miles, of which 12 square miles is water and 837 square miles is land. The county seat is joliet. Will County borders the following counties: DuPage County to the north; Cook County to the northeast; Lake County, Indiana, to the east; Kankakee County to the south; Grundy County to the southwest; Kendall County to the west; and Kane County to the northwest.

The Will County Clerk is charged with the responsibility of maintaining all county records. In addition, the clerk is also the chief election authority. Records maintained by the clerk’s office include but are not limited to deeds, mortgages, assignments of mortgage, vital records (birth records, marriage records, and death records), modifications, releases/satisfactions, lis pendens, liens, judgments, UCCs, and plats.

Records maintained by the clerk’s office are open to the public and can be accessed 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 Will County Clerk Website. While on the website, click on the relevant links to access the records that available. The other way to obtain public records is by visiting the clerk’s office in person. You will be required to present a records request form; the form can be obtained from the clerk’s office or downloaded from the county website.

Below is the physical address of the Will County Clerk’s office:

302 North Chicago Street

Joliet, IL 60432

Phone number: 815-740-4615

Will, IL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009868,536
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200915,476
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20093,744
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,547
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200913,186
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20093,297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200914,930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200938,952
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20093,783
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200915,077
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20092,892
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009147,101
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20097,084
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20093,726
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009120,566
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200974,254
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200912,035
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20099,181
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200988,867
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009321
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20094,927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20097,836
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20097,448
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20096,375
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20094,323
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200918,922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,675
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20091,850
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20092,139
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20091,283
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009209,281
Will County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Will 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:Will County Marriage License
Location:302 North Chicago Street, Joliet, Illinois, 60432
Phone:815-740-4626

Will County Clerk’s Office

Address: 302 N Chicago St, Joliet, IL 60432, United States
Phone: 815-740-4615

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