Stark County, Illinois Records

Stark County, Illinois (Map It) was created on March 2, 1839 from Knox County and Putnam County. Stark County was named for Gen. John Stark (1728-1822), general in the American Revolutionary War, called the "Hero of Battle of Bennington" .

Stark County is bordered by  Bureau County (north), Marshall County (east), Peoria County (south), Knox County (west), Henry County (northwest)

Stark County Cities, Towns & Villages include  Bradford, La Fayette, Toulon, Wyoming.

Stark County Townships include  Essex, Elmira, Goshen, Penn, Osceola, Valley, Toulon, West Jersey. View the Stark Federal Township Plats of Illinois from 1804-1891.

A Stark County, Illinois General Highway Maps includes County, City and Township maps which contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Stark County, Illinois Courthouse Records

Stark County, Illinois Courthouse
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Stark County, IL Courthouse

The Stark County Courthouse is located in Toulon, Illinois. Learn More About State of Illinois Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Stark county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

  • Stark County Clerk & Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1839, Birth & Death Records from 1877 and Land Records from 1817. The County Clerk & Recorder of Deeds maintains records and issues certificates of vital statistics (birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage certificates) for the entire County. The Recorder's duties are receiving, filing and maintaining all records related to real property in our county. These documents range from all types of conveyance deeds, mortgages, releases and assignments, property liens, as well as, assorted federal, state and local liens. The Recorder’s office is responsible for the recordation and storage of plats of subdivision, land surveys and monument records. Many other types of miscellaneous documents are recorded, such as; foreign birth certificates, foreign marriage licenses, and military discharge paperwork to name a few.
  • Stark County Clerk of the Circuit Court has Probate Records from 1839 and Court Records from 1839. The County Clerk of the Circuit Court, commonly known as the Circuit Clerk, is the keeper of the files and records of the Circuit Court. The Circuit Clerk's Office retains documents some of which include criminal law, chancery, support, probate, adoption, ect....
  • Stark County Treasurer's Office is responsible for the statutory duties required as County Treasurer and as Ex-Officio County Collector of Real Estate Property Taxes and Drainage District Taxes for the entire county.
  • Local Government Records Database provides a listing of the local governmental records held by the Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) system

Stark County, Illinois Census Records

Stark County, Illinois Vital Records

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