Lake County Vital Records

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


Lake 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.

Cuba Township Clerk Barrington IL 28000 W Cuba Rd 60010 847-381-1120

Grayslake Village Clerk Grayslake IL 33 South Whitney Street 60030 847-223-2341

Island Lake Village Clerk Island Lake IL 3720 Greenleaf Avenue 60042 847-526-8764

Lake County Clerk Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2308

Libertyville Clerk Libertyville IL 359 Merrill Court 60048 847-816-6800

Mundelein Clerk Mundelein IL 440 East Hawley Street 60060 847-949-3214

Warren Township Clerk Gurnee IL 17801 West Washington Street 60031 847-244-1101

Waukegan City Clerk Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-599-2513

West Deerfield Town Clerk Deerfield IL 601 Deerfield Road 60015 847-945-0614


Lake 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.

Lake County Health Department Libertyville IL 18698 West Peterson Road 60048 847-949-9925

Lake County Health Department Lake Villa IL 121 Grand Avenue 60046 847-377-7780

Lake County Health Department Waukegan IL 3012 Grand Avenue 60085 847-377-8090

Lake County Health Department Vernon Hills IL 24647 North Milwaukee Avenue 60061 847-478-5510

Lake County Health Department Zion IL 1819 27th Street 60099 847-872-1918

North Chicago Health Department North Chicago IL 1850 Lewis Avenue 60064 847-596-8652


Lake 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.

Lake County Marriage License Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2411


Lake 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.

Lake County Medical Examiner & Coroner Waukegan IL 26 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-377-2200


Lake 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.

Highland Park City Hall Highland Park IL 1707 Saint Johns Avenue 60035 847-432-0800

Highwood City Hall Highwood IL 17 Highwood Avenue 60040 847-432-1924

Lake Forest City Hall Lake Forest IL 110 East Laurel Avenue 60045 847-234-2600

Lake Zurich Town Hall Lake Zurich IL 70 East Main Street 60047 847-540-1683

North Chicago City Hall North Chicago IL 1850 Lewis Avenue 60064 847-596-8780

Waukegan City Hall Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-599-2500

Zion City Hall Zion IL 2828 Sheridan Road 60099 847-746-4000