Clark County Clerk/Recorder
Carrie Downey



Clark County Clerk
 Carrie 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 Wieland

New recording Fee Schedule effective March 1st, 2013

Consolidated Election Notice

Notice is hereby given that, on April 7, 2015, in the County of Clark and State of Illinois a Consolidated Election will be held for the purpose of electing candidates for the following Offices:

Village Mayor           
Clark County Park District Commissioners
Casey Park District Commissioners
Library Trustees
School Board Members
Lake Land College Trustees
Illinois Eastern Community College Trustees
Regional Board of School Trustees
Clark-Edgar Rural Water District Trustees


Voting In Clark County

Last Day to register for April 7th, 2015 Consolidated Election
The last day to register to vote for the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election is March 10th.  In order to be eligible to vote you must update your registration to your current address. For your convenience, this can be taken care of in the City Clerk’s offices in Casey and Martinsville, and of course in the County Clerk’s office in the Courthouse in Marshall. If you are unable to make it to one of these locations or if you only need to transfer your registration within the County you may do so by calling Downey’s office at 217-826-8311

           Early Voting in Clark County

           Polling places in Clark County

           Downloadable application forms
For documents with the .PDF extension please make sure to download the
           latest Adobe PDF reader software for free from

 »  IL. Voter Application Form (.pdf)

         Latest Election Results:







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