Sangamon County Vital Records

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


Sangamon 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.

Buffalo Village Clerk Buffalo IL 109 South Carter Street 62515 217-623-5788

Sangamon County Clerk Springfield IL 200 South 9th Street 62701 217-753-6707


Sangamon 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.

Illinois Health Department Springfield IL 825 N Rutledge St 62702 217-782-6562

Sangamon County Health Department Springfield IL 2833 South Grand Avenue East 62703 217-535-3100


Sangamon 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.

Illinois Marriage License Springfield IL Illinois Dept. Of Public Health, Division Of Vital Records, 605 W. Jefferson St. 62702 217-782-6553


Sangamon 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.

Sangamon County Medical Examiner & Coroner Springfield IL 200 South 9th Street 62701 217-753-6610


Sangamon 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.

Auburn City Hall Auburn IL 324 West Jefferson Street 62615 217-438-6151

Gardner Town Hall Springfield IL 1266 North Bradfordton Road 62711 217-546-0451

Pleasant Plains City Hall Pleasant Plains IL 200 West 4th Street 62677 217-626-1024

Riverton City Hall Riverton IL 1200 Riverton Road 62561 217-629-9122

Springfield City Hall Springfield IL 800 East Monroe Street 62701 217-789-2414