Will County Records

Search for Will 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.

Beecher Village Clerk Beecher IL 724 Penfield Street 60401 708-946-6388

Bolingbrook Village Clerk Bolingbrook IL 375 West Briarcliff Road 60440 630-226-8411

Braidwood City Clerk Braidwood IL 141 West Main Street 60408 815-458-2333

Elwood Village Clerk Elwood IL 201 East Mississippi Avenue 60421 815-423-5011

Homer Township Clerk Homer Glen IL 14350 West 151st Street 60491 708-301-7042

Lockport Township Clerk Lockport IL 222 East 9th Street 60441 815-838-1031

Monee Village Clerk Monee IL 5130 West Court Street 60449 708-534-8301

Will County Clerk Joliet IL 302 North Chicago Street 60432 815-740-4616


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.

Bolingbrook Historical Society Bolingbrook IL 162 North Canyon Drive 60490 630-759-4974

Braidwood Area Historical Society Braidwood IL 111 North Center Street 60408 815-458-9010

Frankfort Area Illinois Historical Society Frankfort IL 132 Kansas Street 60423 815-469-6541

Jefferson County Illinois Historical Society Braidwood IL 615 West 1st Street 60408 812-265-2335

Joliet Area Historical Society Joliet IL 204 North Ottawa Street 60432 815-723-5201

New Lenox Area Historical Society New Lenox IL 205 West Maple Street 60451 815-485-5576

Plainfield Historical Society Plainfield IL 23836 West Main Street 60544 815-436-4073

Romeoville Area Historical Society Romeoville IL 10 Montrose Drive 60446 815-886-0146

Will County Historical Society Lockport IL 803 South State Street 60441 815-838-5080


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.

Channahon Township Assessor Channahon IL 25461 South Fryer Street 60410 815-467-2831

Crete Township Assessors Crete IL 1367 Wood Street 60417 708-672-8291

Frankfort Township Assessor Frankfort IL 11000 West Lincoln Highway 60423 815-464-3180

Frankport Township Assessor Mokena IL 9440 West La Porte Road 60448 708-478-1680

Homer Township Assessor Homer Glen IL 14350 West 151st Street 60491 708-301-8166

Joliet Township Assessor Joliet IL 175 West Jefferson Street 60432 815-726-5446

Lockport Township Assessor Lockport IL 222 East 9th Street 60441 815-838-0780

Monee Township Assessor University Park IL 46 Towncenter Drive 60484 708-534-6023

New Lenox Township Assessor New Lenox IL 1100 South Cedar Road 60451 815-485-9419

Troy Township Assessor Shorewood IL 25448 West Seil Road 60404 815-744-1968

Washington Township Assessor Beecher IL 30200 Towncenter Road 60401 708-946-2026

Wheatland Assessor Plainfield IL 12337 Illinois 59 60585 815-782-6366

Will County Assessor's Office Joliet IL 302 North Chicago Street 60432 815-740-4648


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.

Crest Hill City Hall Crest Hill IL 1610 Plainfield Road 60403 815-741-5102

Custer Town Hall Wilmington IL 37131 Essex Road 60481 815-458-2252

Joliet City Hall Joliet IL 150 West Jefferson Street 60432 815-724-4000

Lockport City Hall Lockport IL 222 East 9th Street 60441 815-838-0549

Wilmington City Hall Wilmington IL 1165 South Water Street 60481 815-476-2175


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.

Will County Recorder of Deeds Joliet IL 58 East Clinton Street 60432 815-740-4637


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.

Will County Treasurer's Office Joliet IL 302 North Chicago Street 60432 815-740-4675