Peoria County Records

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

Chillicothe City Clerk Chillicothe IL 908 North 2nd Street 61523 309-274-5518

Hanna City Village Clerk Hanna City IL 313 North 1st Street 61536 309-565-7411

Peoria County Clerk Peoria IL 324 Main Street 61602 309-672-6059


Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with 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 county records.

Brimfield Historical Society Brimfield IL 111 South Galena Avenue 61517 309-446-3631

Chillicothe Historical Society Chillicothe IL 723 North 4th Street 61523 309-274-9076

Peoria Historical Society Peoria IL 942 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue 61603 309-674-0322

Peoria Illinois Historical Society Peoria IL 611 Southwest Washington Street 61602 309-674-1921


Assessor Offices determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by residents. 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 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.

Chillicothe Township Assessor Chillicothe IL 1438 North 4th Street 61523 309-274-8187

Limestone Township Assessor Bartonville IL 1501 West Garfield Avenue 61607 309-697-3531

Peoria County Assessor's Office Peoria IL 324 Main Street 61602 309-672-6910

Richwoods Township Assessor Peoria Heights IL 4901 North Prospect Road 61616 309-688-2122


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

Kickapoo Town Hall Edwards IL 10025 W US Highway 150 61528 309-691-1518

Peoria City Hall Peoria IL 419 Fulton Street 61602 309-494-8640

Princeville Town Hall Princeville IL 206 North Walnut Street 61559 309-385-4765


Recorders of Deeds 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 property tax records. The Recorder of Deeds has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Peoria County Recorder of Deeds Peoria IL 324 Main Street 61602 309-672-6090


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

Peoria County Sheriffs Records Archive Peoria IL 301 North Maxwell Road 61604 309-697-7830

Peoria Poland-China Records Archive Peoria IL 6320 North Sheridan Road 61614 309-691-6301


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

Peoria County Treasurer's Office Peoria IL 324 Main Street 61602 309-672-6065