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Clay County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 100
Louisville, IL 62858 claycountyillinois.org/circuit-cl...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 618-665-3525
F: 618-665-3543
Couriers: 111 Chestnut St
Louisville, IL 62858
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile or adoption records released
Also, use http://www.fourthcircuitil.com. Probate fax is same as main fax number.

Clay County, IL Vital Records

Contact the Clay County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Clay County
County Recorder
111 Chestnut St, Rm 106
Louisville, IL 62858 claycountyillinois.org/clerkrecor...
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 618-665-3626
Fax: 618-665-3607
Recorded Documents

Clay County Vital Certificates

Clay County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Clay County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 469.25 sq mi
Population (2009): 13,538
  • Females: 51.4%
  • White: 97.6%
  • Black/African American: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 96.6%
Population Change (2000-2009): -884
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 13.8%
High School Graduates (2000): 75.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 9.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.41
Housing Units (2000): 6,394
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.9%
Migration Flow to Clay County, IL from (2007-2008):

Clay County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $262,960
  • Construction: $5,331
  • Retail Trade: $14,584
  • Professional and Technical Services: $4,020
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $6,585
  • Retail Trade: $14,584
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $2,782
  • Manufacturing: $100,694
  • Farms: $14,719
  • Government: $42,442
Employed (2000): 6,531
Unemployed (2000): 390
Unemployment Rate (2009): 12.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,208
Local Government Employment (2007): 886
Local Government Revenue (2007): $46,594 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $19,935 (thou. dol.)

Clay County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 170
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.4
Deaths (2007): 174
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.8

Clay County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 4
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 4
Property Crimes (2008): 139
  • Burglary: 8
  • Larceny-Theft: 129
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 2

Clay County Genealogy Records