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

Warren County, Illinois Overview

Warren County is located in the state of Illinois. The county was formed in 1825 and named after Dr. Joseph Warren. The county seat is Monmouth. As of 2013, the county has a population of 17726. The county has a total area of 543 square miles, 542 square miles of which is land, and 0.6 square miles is water. The county consists of 14 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 61462 recorded as the one with the largest population. Warren County borders the following counties: Mercer County, Illinois to the north; McDonough County, Illinois to the south; Knox County, Illinois to the east; Henderson County, Illinois to the west, and; Fulton County, Illinois to the southeast.

Warren County Clerk Information

The County Clerk and Recorder’s office has seven main roles:

  • Chief Election Authority
  • Vital Records
  • Tax Extensions and Delinquent Taxes
  • Payroll, Accounts receivable and payable
  • Recorder of Deeds
  • Clerk to the County Board
  • Voter Registration

To request a certified vital record (birth, death or marriage), click on the link provided by the website, follow and complete the instructions on the VitalChek website. During the verification, if you can not be verified by answering the questions you may be required to upload a copy of your photo I.D. to the VitalChek webpage. Vital records can also be requested by mail.

The public is welcome to come in to the Warren County Recorder’s office and search the property records and lien indexes. It is helpful to have an address of the property or the Section, Township and Range of the property. Warren County computer records are available as far back as 1985 at this time. Remote access is also possible with the help of Fidlar Technologies. Three options are available: Free Direct Search (provides access to land record data only, so no images will be available for printing), Tapestry (a web interface, charged per land record search), and Laredo (a downloadable software, an account-based paid subscription).

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

100 W. Broadway
Monmouth, IL 61462
Recorder 309-734-8592 and Election Dept. 309-734-4612
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Court Clerk Information

The Clerk’s primary function is to establish, maintain and keep a record of all traffic, civil and criminal cases filed and heard in Warren County 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.

To request a criminal record search, either fax or write requesting the search of the full name (with the middle initial) and the date of birth. The Warren County Circuit Clerk has also 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.

Below is the physical address of the Circuit Clerk:

Denise L. Schreck
Warren County Circuit Clerk
100 West Broadway
Monmouth, IL 61462

Warren County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Warren 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:Warren County Marriage License
Location:100 West Broadway, Monmouth, Illinois, 61462

Warren County Clerk and Recorder’s Office

Address: 100 W Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462, United States
Phone: 309-734-8592

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