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

Woodford County, Illinois Overview

Woodford County is a county located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in Feb. 1841. Named after Woodford County, Kentucky, which was in turn named after General William Woodford, the county seat is Eureka and it has a population of 39273 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 543 square miles, with its land area encompassing 528 square miles, and its water area 15 square miles. The county consists of 16 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 61548 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Woodford County borders the following counties: Marshall County, Illinois to the north; Livingston County, Illinois to the east; Peoria County, Illinois to the west; LaSalle County, Illinois to the northeast; Tazewell County, Illinois to the southwest, and; McLean County, Illinois to the southeast.

Woodford County Clerk Information

The Office of County Clerk and Recorder has many responsibilities. Five of the major functions of this Office include:

  • Clerk to the County Board
  • Chief election official for the County
  • Keeping and maintaining the vital records for the County including births, deaths and marriages
  • Computing the property tax rates for all parcels of land in the County and receive delinquent tax payments
  • Recording all documents qualified to be recorded as specified by Statute

Vital records can be requested from the Illinois Department of Vital Records; they have appropriate request forms available for download. You should mail them to the Department.

You can look up property information in Woodford County using the Woodford Geographic Information System (GIS). You can look up for any parcel, and view parcel information in a popup window.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk and Recorder:

Debbie Harms, County Clerk and Recorder
115 N Main Street
Room 202
Eureka, IL 61530
Phone: 309-467-2822

Court Clerk Information

The Circuit Clerk’s primary function is to establish, maintain and keep all records of the court and the official court seal. In addition, the Court Clerk serves as the administrative arm of the Court and is responsible for all financial duties relating to the Court system. All monies owed to the Court are collected and distributed by the Circuit Clerk.

The Woodford 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 fees in GovPayNow.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:

Lynne R. Gilbert, Clerk of the Circuit Court
115 N Main Street
Suite 201
Eureka, IL 61530
Phone: 309-467-3312

Woodford County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Woodford 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:Woodford County Marriage License
Location:1St Floor Courthouse, 115 N. Main St., Ste.103, Eureka, Illinois, 61530

Woodford County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 115 N Main St #202, Eureka, IL 61530, United States
Phone: 309-467-3312

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