The Mercer County Clerk's Office keeps and preserves public records for the Mercer County, Illinois government. As part of this job, Clerks maintain Mercer 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 Mercer County genealogical research. Mercer County Clerk Offices may also keep records on Mercer 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.
Joy City Clerk Joy IL 200 West Main Street 61260 309-584-4127
Mercer County Clerk Aledo IL PO Box 66 61231 309-582-7021
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