Carroll County Vital Records

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


Carroll 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.

Carroll County Clerk Mount Carroll IL PO Box 152 61053 815-244-0224

Shannon Village Clerk Shannon IL 17 East Market Street 61078 815-864-2194


Carroll 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.

Carroll County Health Department Mount Carroll IL 820 South Mill Street 61053 815-244-8855

Whiteside County Health Department Savanna IL 1121 North 5th Street 61074 815-273-4334


Carroll 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.

Carroll County Marriage License Mount Carroll IL 301 North Main Street 61053 815-244-0221


Carroll 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.

Carroll County Medical Examiner & Coroner Savanna IL PO Box 309 61074 815-273-2264


Carroll 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.

Chadwick City Hall Chadwick IL 225 N Main St 61014 815-684-5188

Lanark City Hall Lanark IL 108 West Carroll Street 61046 815-493-2431

Pleasant Valley Township Town Hall Mount Carroll IL 9009 East Willow Road 61053 815-947-3096

Shannon City Hall Shannon IL 17 E Market St 61078 815-864-2195