Hancock County ILGenWeb

Records at the Hancock County Illinois Courthouse


 Hancock County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Carthage, Illinois 62321 

NOTE: The record dates below are from the earliest date to present time.

Hancock County Circuit Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1830 and Court Records from 1829.
Phone Number: (217) 357-2616

The Clerk of the Circuit Court, commonly known as the Circuit Clerk, is the keeper of the files and records of the Circuit Court. 
Other documents criminal law, chancery, support, probate, adoption, juvenile, drainage, local improvement, mental, small claims, traffic, ordinance violations, prepares appeals to the higher court, issues passports, summons jurors, tax deeds.


Hancock County Recorder has Land Records from 1817.
Phone Number: (217) 357-3911

The County Recorder of Deeds serves the people of County by receiving, filing and maintaining all records related to real property in our county.
These documents range from all types of conveyance deeds, mortgages, releases and assignments, property liens, as well as, assorted federal, state and local liens.
The Recorder’s office is responsible for the recordation and storage of plats of subdivision, land surveys and monument records. Many other types of miscellaneous documents are recorded, such as; foreign birth certificates, foreign marriage licenses, and military discharge paperwork to name a few.

Hancock County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1877 and Marriage Records from 1829.
Phone Number: (217) 357-3911

The County Clerk maintains records and issues certificates of vital statistics (birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage certificates) for the entire County.

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