Shelby County Vital Records

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


Shelby 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.

Shelby County Clerk Shelbyville IL 301 East Main Street 62565 217-774-4421


Shelby 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.

Shelbyville Health Department Shelbyville IL 1700 West South 3rd Street 62565 217-774-9555


Shelby 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.

Shelby County Marriage License Shelbyville IL P.O. Box 230 62565 217-774-4421


Shelby 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.

Shelby County Medical Examiner & Coroner Shelbyville IL 302 West Main Street 62565 217-774-2195


Shelby 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.

Ridge Township Hall Shelbyville IL 210 Main Street 62565 217-738-2396

Shelbyville City Hall Shelbyville IL 170 East Main Street 62565 217-774-5531

Sigel Town Hall Sigel IL 45 MAIN St 62462 217-844-2042

Tower Hill City Hall Tower Hill IL 102 Freemont Street 62571 217-567-3521

Windsor City Hall Windsor IL 1016 Maine Street 61957 217-459-2291