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

Rock County, Wisconsin Overview

Rock County is located in the South Central region of Wisconsin. Janesville serves as the county seat. The county was formed in 1836 from a portion of Milwaukee County and then organized in 1839. It was named after the Rock River which splits the county from north to south. Based on the 2010 census, 160,331 people are living in the 726-square mile area of the county. The counties bordering the area are Jefferson County in the northeast, Walworth County in the east, Boone County (IL) in the southeast, Winnebago County (IL) in the southwest, Green County in the west, and Dane County in the northwest. The zip codes are 53501, 53505, 53511, 53512, 53525, 53534, 53536, 53537, 53542, 53545, 53546, 53547, 53548, 53563, and 53576.

Rock County Officials Information

The County Clerk provides several services to the public such as issuing marriage licenses, accepting passport applications, issuing work permits, distributing dog licenses to the local municipal treasurers, issuing Intent to Harvest permits, and providing Notary Public services. The Clerk also issues domestic partnership certificates, publishes the Public Officials Directory, and processes public records requests.

County Clerk’s Office:
Address: 51 South Main Street, Janesville, WI 53545
Phone: 608-757-5660
The forms and documents available in the County Clerk’s office include the Intent to Harvest form, passport application forms, marriage license application information, and the Public Officials Directory.

Rock Court Records Information

The Clerk of Circuit Court is the official record keeper of all court documents and records of proceedings. If you wish to view these records, you can visit the Clerk’s office or go online at the Wisconsin Circuit Court Access website. If you wish to get a copy o a court record, you can call 608-743-2200.

Court Records Online:

Rock, WI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009210,330
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20098,170
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009230
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009489
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,440
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20092,214
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20093,858
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200918,007
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,452
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20095,955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,162
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200963,070
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009346
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009441
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200923,571
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20094,444
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009543
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200922,447
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20097,416
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009844
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,736
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,561
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20091,460
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20094,305
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20093,199
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009119
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,010
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200926,079
Rock County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Rock 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:Marriage – Title 26, Ch. 26.04
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Rock County Marriage License
Location:Rock County Courthouse, 51 South Main St., Janesville, Wisconsin, 53545
Phone:608-757-5660

Rock County Clerk’s Office

Address: 51 South Main Street Janesville, WI 53545
Phone:608-757-5660

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