The Jefferson County Clerk's Office keeps and preserves public records for the Jefferson County, Illinois government. As part of this job, Clerks maintain Jefferson 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 Jefferson County genealogical research. Jefferson County Clerk Offices may also keep records on Jefferson 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.
Jefferson County Clerk Mount Vernon IL 100 South 10th Street 62864 618-244-8020