Mercer County Vital Records

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


Mercer 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.

Joy City Clerk Joy IL 200 West Main Street 61260 309-584-4127

Mercer County Clerk Aledo IL PO Box 66 61231 309-582-7021

Sherrard Village Clerk Sherrard IL 517 3rd Street 61281 309-593-2415


Mercer 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.

Mercer County Health Department Aledo IL 305 Northwest 7th Street 61231 309-582-3759


Mercer 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.

Mercer County Marriage License Aledo IL Po Box 66 61231 309-582-7021


Mercer 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.

Mercer County Medical Examiner & Coroner Aledo IL 607 Southwest 9th Street 61231 309-582-7756


Mercer 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.

Aledo City Hall Aledo IL 120 North College Avenue 61231 309-582-2332

Joy City Hall Joy IL 200 West Main Street 61260 309-584-4127

New Boston City Hall New Boston IL 405 Main Street 61272 309-587-8181

Reynolds City Hall Reynolds IL 222 W Main St 61279 309-372-4600

Seaton Town Hall Seaton IL 201 Maple Street 61476 309-586-5341

Sherrard City Hall Sherrard IL 517 3rd Street 61281 309-593-2415