Knox County Vital Records

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


Knox 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.

Knox County Clerk Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3815

Williamsfield City Clerk Williamsfield IL 117 East Gale Street 61489 309-639-2303

Yates City Village Clerk Yates City IL 102 W Main St 61572 309-358-1694


Knox County Marriage License Office

Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in the office’s jurisdiction. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses they have issued, which are available to the public. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Knox County Marriage License Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3815


Knox 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.

Knox County Medical Examiner & Coroner Galesburg IL 152 South Kellogg Street 61401 309-343-0480


Knox 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.

Abingdon City Hall Abingdon IL 114 East Meek Street 61410 309-462-3182

East Galesburg City Hall East Galesburg IL 100 West 1st Street 61430 309-343-3312

Galesburg City Hall Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-343-4181

Galesburg Township Town Hall Galesburg IL 2138 Monmouth Blvd 61401 309-342-7934

Knoxville City Hall Knoxville IL 33 North Public Square 61448 309-289-2814