The Shelby County Clerk's Office keeps and preserves public records for the Shelby County, Illinois government. As part of this job, Clerks maintain Shelby 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 Shelby County genealogical research. Shelby County Clerk Offices may also keep records on Shelby 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.
Shelby County Clerk Shelbyville IL 301 East Main Street 62565 217-774-4421