Clark County Clerk
 Carrie A. Downey
 County Courthouse
 501 Archer Av
 Marshall, IL 62441 

(217) 826-8311  | 


 Office Hours

 Monday - Friday
 8:00am - 4:00pm

 Recording Fees

 Fee Schedules
 Plat Act Affidavit

 Genealogy Research

   ● Birth & Death records
  begin in 1877

   ● Marriage records
  begin in 1819
   ● Land records in 1818 
see fee schedule

Make all checks payable to:
 Clark County Clerk
Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope

No requests handled
over  phone.
Please submit requests
in writing



Contact the County Clerk for information on:

  • Marriage licenses (click for info)
       Apps now online
  • Vital records
    (birth, death & marriage records)
    see cert fees on left column
  • Recording - real estate transactions
  • Liquor licenses
  • Voter Registration (see below)
  • Elections
  • Payroll for all county employees
  • Accounts payable for county
  • Clerk to County Board
  • Filing township budgets and levies
  • Campaign disclosures


  • Filing annual reports
  • Issuing assumed names on businesses
  • Conducting delinquent tax sale and redemption
  • Military discharges
  • IMRF agent for county employees
  • Filing oaths, bonds and notary commissions
  • Legitimatize children
  • Health and life insurance policies
  • Tax extensions
  • Economic interest statements


You are always welcome at the County Clerk's Office
Patty Jo Garner, Tammy Remlinger, Loretta Nelson, and Cheryl Shull

New recording Fee Schedule effective March 1st, 2013


Nomination Petitions for March 15th General Primary
County Clerk Carrie A. Downey has petitions available for those wishing to seek nomination at the March 15, 2016 General Primary.  Local offices to be nominated in 2016 are:  County Board Districts 4, 5, & 6 and the County offices of the Circuit Clerk, States’ Attorney, Coroner and Supervisor of Assessments. Local offices to be elected are Precinct Committeemen.  The first day to pass petitions is September 1 and they are to be filed in Downey’s office from November 23 through November 30.  If you have any questions, feel free to stop in the County Clerk’s office in the Courthouse or call 217-826-8311.  The County Clerk’s office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

           Early Voting in Clark County
           Registration for for upcoming March 15th General Primary begins Feb 4th, 2016          

           Polling places in Clark County

           State Board of Elections’ Pending Objection Hearings Delay By Mail and Early Voting

           Precinct Committeemen/women  Dem   Rep

           Downloadable application forms
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You can now purchase public county records online for an additional fee (records from 2005)

        CLICK HERE

Marriage License


State Officers
US Congressmen

Addresses and PH Numbers 

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