Coles County Vital Records

Search Coles County IL vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Coles County Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Ashmore Village Clerk Ashmore IL 10 West Ashmore Street 61912 217-349-8332

Coles County Clerk Charleston IL 651 Jackson Avenue 61920 217-348-0501

Mattoon City Clerk Mattoon IL 208 North 19th Street 61938 217-235-5654


Coles County Health Department

Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Coles County Health Charleston IL 825 18th Street 61920 217-348-0526


Coles County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Coles County Medical Examiner & Coroner Mattoon IL 1200 Wabash Avenue 61938 217-234-2222


Coles County Town & City Hall

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including vital records. You can find birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Ashmore Town Hall Ashmore IL 10 W Ashmore St 61912 217-349-8332

Charleston City Hall Charleston IL 520 Jackson Avenue 61920 217-345-8430

Humboldt Town Hall Humboldt IL COMMERCIAL St 61931 217-856-2165

Mattoon City Hall Mattoon IL 1710 Wabash Avenue 61938 217-258-7918

Oakland City Hall Oakland IL 15 East Main Street 61943 217-346-2651