In addition to the county vital records departments, the Illinois Department of Public Health manages and archives birth and death records from 1916 and marriage and divorce records from 1962. Birth and death certificates come in two versions, a computer abstract fora fee of $10 a search and $2 each additional copy or a certified exact copy for $15 dollars and $2 each additional copy.
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Vital Records
925 East Ridgely Ave.
Springfield, IL 62702-2737
• Birth Records
• Death Records
The state can provide verification of marriages and divorces but does not provide certified copies. Contact the county clerk of court from the county in which the event was filed to receive a certificate. Marriage and divorce verifications cost $5 dollars a search/copy from the Public Health Department.
• Marriage Verification
• Divorce Verification
The state runs an agency known as the IARMIE (Illinois Adoption Registry and Medical Information Exchange) to help adoptees and birth families exchange information. Medical records can be shared while still being anonymous or participants can volunteer to give full disclosure of contact information. All adoption records are considered confidential information otherwise.
Parcel and property records are maintained by the county assessor's department, treasurers office and GIS/Mapping departments. Information available is property sales, parcel size, owner history and land use information.
We have compiled a list of 10 public libraries in the state of Illinois
|1||John Mosser Public Library District||106 West Meek Street, Abingdon, Illinois||61410||309-462-3129|
|2||Addison Public Library||2 Friendship Plaza, Addison, Illinois||60101||630-543-3617|
|3||Albany Public Library District||302 South Main Street, Albany, Illinois||61230||309-887-4193|
|4||Albion Public Library||6 North Fourth Street, Albion, Illinois||62806||618-445-3314|
|5||Mercer Carnegie Public Library District||200 North College Avenue, Aledo, Illinois||61231||309-582-2032|
|6||Alexis Branch Library||102 West Broadway, Alexis, Illinois||309-482-6109|
|7||Algonquin Area Public Library District||2600 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, Illinois||60102||847-458-6060|
|8||Eastgate Branch||115 Eastgate, Algonquin, Illinois||847-658-4343|
|9||Alsip-Merrionette Park Library District||11960 South Pulaski Road, Alsip, Illinois||60803||708-371-5666|
|10||Altamont Public Library||121 West Washington Avenue, Altamont, Illinois||62411||618-483-5457|