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Gallatin County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
County Courthouse
PO Box 249
Shawneetown, IL 62984 illinoissecondcircuit.info/gallat...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 618-269-3140
F: 618-269-4324
No credit cards accepted for record copies or searches, etc.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile or adoption records released
Because of a "computer crash" the electronic index was rebuilt and only goes back to 2009.

Gallatin County, IL Vital Records

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

Gallatin County
County Recorder
484 W Lincoln Blvd
Shawneetown, IL 62984

8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 618-269-3025
Fax: 618-269-3343
Recorded Documents

Official Gallatin County Vital Certificates

Gallatin 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 official hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Gallatin County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 323.73 sq mi
Population (2009): 5,705
  • Females: 51.6%
  • White: 97.9%
  • Black/African American: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): -740
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.4%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 18.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 73.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 7.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.34
Housing Units (2000): 3,071
Homeownership Rate (2000): 81.1%
Migration Flow to Gallatin County, IL from (2007-2008):

Gallatin County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $102,586
  • Construction: $7,760
  • Retail Trade: $4,578
  • Professional and Technical Services: $2,149
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $4,578
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $0
  • Farms: $7,117
  • Government: $11,428
Employed (2000): 2,600
Unemployed (2000): 192
Unemployment Rate (2009): 10.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $27,290
Local Government Employment (2007): 265
Local Government Revenue (2007): $14,130 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $3,853 (thou. dol.)

Gallatin County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 66
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.1
Deaths (2007): 86
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Gallatin County Criminal Records

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

Gallatin County Genealogy Records