The Coles County Clerk's Office keeps and preserves public records for the Coles County, Illinois government. As part of this job, Clerks maintain Coles County vital records, including birth certificates, marriage records, death certificates, and divorce records. These documents list personal information such as names, dates of birth, and other identifying information, and they may be required to obtain Illinois government identification or to receive government services. These documents establish identity and can be used for Coles County genealogical research. Coles County Clerk Offices may also keep records on Coles County property ownership, property taxes, and title deeds, as well as property sale records. The Clerk Office maintains multiple different county records and services, which may be available online.
Ashmore Village Clerk Ashmore IL 10 West Ashmore Street 61912 217-349-8332
Coles County Clerk Charleston IL 651 Jackson Avenue 61920 217-348-0501
Mattoon City Clerk Mattoon IL 208 North 19th Street, # 2 61938 217-235-5654