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

Douglas County, Illinois Overview

Douglas County is located in the state of Illinois. Named after Stephen A. Douglas, who was elected to the United States Senate in 1858, following the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, the county was formed in 1859 and its county seat is Tuscola. The county has a total population of 19887, as of 2013, with its area spanning 417 square miles (land area being 416 square miles, while water area being 0.6 square miles). The county consists of 13 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 61953 recorded as the one with the largest population. Douglas County borders the following counties:
Champaign County, Illinois to the north; Coles County, Illinois to the south; Edgar County, Illinois to the east; Moultrie County, Illinois to the west; Vermillion County, Illinois to the northeast, and; Piatt County, Illinois to the northwest.

Douglas County Clerk Information

The County Clerk and Recorder has developed an innovative way for retrieval of records from Douglas County. You’ll need to go to a website which the office has partnered with, then click on the type of vital record you are requesting. Complete the required information on the screens that follow. You will receive a confirmation number once the transaction is successful. Print the confirmation page. Place your photo identification (ex: driver’s license, state issued id, or passport) displaying your signature on the confirmation page and make a photocopy (copy at 115% its normal size), then sign, date & fax or scan & e-mail the form to the office.

The Douglas County Assessor hosts a real estate search engine. Some of the search criteria include parcel number and address information.

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

Judi Pollock, Douglas County Clerk & Recorder
401 S. Center St.
P.O. Box 467
Tuscola, IL 61953
Ph. 217-253-2411

Court Clerk Information

The Circuit Clerk website offers a standard set of services. Their website gives links to standardized state forms, Illinois Legal Aid, and Judici, where you can access court records and case information.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:

Julie Mills, Douglas County Circuit Clerk
401 S. Center St.
Room 204
Tuscola IL, 61953
Ph: 217-253-2352

Douglas County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Douglas 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:Douglas County Marriage License
Location:401 South Center Street, Tuscola, Illinois, 61953

Douglas County Clerk’s Office

Address: 401 S. Center St. P.O. Box 467 Tuscola, IL 61953

Phone: 217-253-2411


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