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

Edgar County, Illinois Overview

Edgar County is a county located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in January 3, 1823. Named after John Edgar, an Irish-born officer in the Royal Navy who resigned rather than fight against the Americans in the Revolutionary War, the county seat is Paris and it has a population of 17960 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 624 square miles, with its land area encompassing 623 square miles, and its water area 0.6 square miles. The county consists of 15 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 61944 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Edgar County borders the following counties: Vermillion County, Illinois to the north; Clark County, Illinois to the south; Vermillion County, Indiana to the northeast; Douglas County and Champaign County, Illinois to the northwest; Coles County, Illinois to the southwest, and; Vigo County, Indiana to the southeast;.

Edgar County Clerk Information

The County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has functions divided among these categories: county board, election functions, tax extensions, vital records, recording, fees of office, and issuing.

The County Clerk and Recorder website has downloadable forms for requesting vital records, as well as a marriage license packet. Requesting any vital record requires only one kind of form, where it is divided into sections for birth, death, and marriage certificates. A marriage license packet is also available for download. Additionally, you can go online to apply for your license at a website provided in the packet footer. Both of you can then come to their office to purchase your Marriage License.

Land records can be searched in Laredo, a land records document search engine.

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

August H. Griffin, Clerk & Recorder
115 W. Court St.
Room J
Paris, IL 61944
PH: 217-466-7433
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, excluding Legal Holidays

Court Clerk Information

The Circuit Clerk provides an array of resources for those needing their help in the web. You can access court records and case information in Judici. Standardized state forms are also linked in the website. Self-representation resources, as well as a lawyer finder, are also readily linked in their website.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:

Angie Barrett
115 W Court St.
Room M
Paris, IL 61944
PH: 217-466-7447

Edgar County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Edgar 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:Edgar County Marriage License
Location:115 West Court Street, Paris, Illinois, 61944

Edgar County Clerk’s Office

Address: 115 W. Court St. Room J Paris, IL 61944

Phone: 217-466-7433

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