Macon County Records

Search for Macon 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 Macon County Illinois are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of Macon 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 Macon County. They may also keep documents related to Macon County property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Macon County Clerk is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Decatur Township Clerk Decatur IL 1620 South Taylorville Road 62521 217-429-5284

Long Creek Village Clerk Decatur IL 7135 Old Route 36 62522 217-864-5263

Macon County Clerk Decatur IL 141 South Main Street 62523 217-424-1305

Maroa City Clerk Maroa IL 120 South Locust Street 61756 217-794-2206


Town and City Halls in Macon County Illinois are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including Macon 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 Macon 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.

Argenta City Hall Argenta IL 330 Warren Street 62501 217-795-4529

Macon City Hall Macon IL 1039 Woodcock Rd 62544 217-764-3643

Maroa Township Town Hall Maroa IL 109 North Walnut Street 61756 217-794-3720

Niantic City Hall Niantic IL 357 East Lockhart Street 62551 217-668-2458


Assessor Offices in Macon 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 Macon County residents. Macon 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 Macon 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.

Decatur Township Assessor Decatur IL 1620 South Taylorville Road 62521 217-428-3479

Hickory Point Township Assessor Decatur IL 4160 Doneta Avenue 62526 217-877-3630

Macon County Assessor's Office Decatur IL 141 South Main Street 62523 217-424-1364

Whitmore & Oakley Assessor Oreana IL 240 West Bower Street 62554 217-468-2413


Historical Societies in Macon 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. Macon County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Macon County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Macon 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 Macon County public records.

Macon County Illinois Historical Society Decatur IL 5580 North Fork Road 62521 217-422-4919


Recorders of Deeds in Macon 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 Macon County property tax records. The Macon 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, Macon County tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and Macon County property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Macon County Recorder of Deeds Decatur IL 141 South Main Street 62523 217-424-1359


Archives in Macon 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 Macon County genealogical research. Macon 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 Macon County public records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Macon County Sheriffs Records Archive Decatur IL 333 South Franklin Street 62523 217-424-1323


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in Macon County Illinois are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include Macon County property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Macon County Treasurer and Tax Collectors maintain a number of property-related county records, including Macon County property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain Macon 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.

Macon County Treasurer's Office Decatur IL 141 South Main Street 62523 217-424-1496