Lake County Records

Search for Lake County IL county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices in Lake County Illinois are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of Lake County records. These include vital records such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research in Lake County. They may also keep documents related to Lake County property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Lake County Clerk is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Cuba Township Clerk Barrington IL 28000 W Cuba Rd 60010 847-381-1120

Grayslake Village Clerk Grayslake IL 33 South Whitney Street 60030 847-223-2341

Island Lake Village Clerk Island Lake IL 3720 Greenleaf Avenue 60042 847-526-8764

Lake County Clerk Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2308

Libertyville Clerk Libertyville IL 359 Merrill Court 60048 847-816-6800

Mundelein Clerk Mundelein IL 440 East Hawley Street 60060 847-949-3214

Warren Township Clerk Gurnee IL 17801 West Washington Street 60031 847-244-1101

Waukegan City Clerk Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-599-2513

West Deerfield Town Clerk Deerfield IL 601 Deerfield Road 60015 847-945-0614


Assessor Offices in Lake County Illinois determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by Lake County residents. Lake County Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These Lake County public records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Avon Township Assessor Round Lake Park IL 427 East Washington Street 60073 847-546-1446

Cuba Township Assessor Barrington IL 28012 West Cuba Road 60010 847-381-1924

Lake County Assessor's Office Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2050

Lake Villa Township Assessor Lake Villa IL 37850 Illinois 59 60046 847-356-2383

Libertyville Assessor Libertyville IL 359 Merrill Court 60048 847-362-5900

Waukegan Township Assessor Waukegan IL 415 Washington Street 60085 847-623-4550

West Deerfield Assessor Deerfield IL 601 Deerfield Road 60015 847-945-3020


Historical Societies in Lake County Illinois are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Lake County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Lake County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Lake County genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their Lake County public records.

Barrington Area Historical Society Barrington IL 212 West Main Street 60010 847-381-1730

Chicago & Northwestern Historical Society Deerfield IL 1343 Knollwood Road 60015 815-301-3241

Deerfield Area Historical Society Deerfield IL 517 Deerfield Road 60015 847-948-0680

Ela Historical Society Lake Zurich IL 95 East Main Street 60047 847-438-2086

Grayslake Historical Society Grayslake IL 164 Hawley Street 60030 847-223-7663

Highland Park Historical Society Highland Park IL 326 Central Avenue 60035 847-432-7090

Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society Lake Forest IL 361 East Westminster Avenue 60045 847-234-5253

Lake Villa Historical Society Lake Villa IL 113 Cedar Avenue 60046 847-265-8266

Lakes Region Historical Society Antioch IL 977 Main Street 60002 847-838-9510

Lakes Region Illinois Historical Society Antioch IL 812 Main Street 60002 847-395-7337

Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society Libertyville IL 413 North Milwaukee Avenue 60048 847-362-2330

Long Grove Historical Society Long Grove IL 348 Old McHenry Road 60047 847-634-6155

Raupp Park Historical Society Buffalo Grove IL 920 Dunham Lane 60089 847-459-2318

Warren Township Historical Society Gurnee IL 4690 Old Grand Avenue 60031 847-263-9540

Wauconda Historical Society Wauconda IL 711 North Main Street 60084 847-526-9303

Zion Historical Society Zion IL 1300 Shiloh Boulevard 60099 847-746-2427


Town and City Halls in Lake County Illinois are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including Lake County vital records such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall in Lake County may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Highland Park City Hall Highland Park IL 1707 Saint Johns Avenue 60035 847-432-0800

Highwood City Hall Highwood IL 17 Highwood Avenue 60040 847-432-1924

Lake Forest City Hall Lake Forest IL 110 East Laurel Avenue 60045 847-234-2600

Lake Zurich Town Hall Lake Zurich IL 70 East Main Street 60047 847-540-1683

North Chicago City Hall North Chicago IL 1850 Lewis Avenue 60064 847-596-8780

Waukegan City Hall Waukegan IL 100 North Martin Luther King Junior Avenue 60085 847-599-2500

Zion City Hall Zion IL 2828 Sheridan Road 60099 847-746-4000


Archives in Lake County Illinois preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing Lake County genealogical research. Lake County Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain Lake County public records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Lake County Birth Death & Marriage Records Archive Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2411

Lake Zurich Police Records Archive Lake Zurich IL 200 Mohawk Trail 60047 847-540-3251


Recorders of Deeds in Lake County Illinois keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and Lake County property tax records. The Lake County Recorder's Office has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, Lake County tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and Lake County property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Lake County Recorder of Deeds Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2575


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in Lake County Illinois are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include Lake County property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Lake County Treasurer and Tax Collectors maintain a number of property-related county records, including Lake County property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain Lake County public records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Lake County Treasurer's Office Waukegan IL 18 North County Street 60085 847-377-2323