The Jackson County Clerk's Office keeps and preserves public records for the Jackson County, Illinois government. As part of this job, Clerks maintain Jackson 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 Jackson County genealogical research. Jackson County Clerk Offices may also keep records on Jackson 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.
Ava City Clerk Ava IL 312 East Main Street 62907 618-426-3641
Jackson County Clerk Murphysboro IL 1001 Walnut Street 62966 618-687-7360