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Morgan County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 1120
Jacksonville, IL 62651 morgancounty-il.com/departments/c...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM CST
P: 217-243-5419
F: 217-243-2009
Couriers: 300 W State St
Jacksonville, IL 62651
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile or adoption records released
Probate is a separate index at this same address. Probate fax is same as main fax number.

Morgan County, IL Vital Records

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

Morgan County
County Recorder
300 W State St, 1st Fl
Jacksonville, IL 62650 morgancounty-il.com/departments/c...
8:30AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 217-243-8581
Fax: 217-243-8368

Morgan County Vital Certificates

Morgan 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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Morgan County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 568.76 sq mi
Population (2009): 34,897
  • Females: 49.9%
  • White: 92.1%
  • Black/African American: 5.7%
  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.8%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 90.4%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,722
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 14.0%
High School Graduates (2000): 79.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 19.9%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.37
Housing Units (2000): 15,291
Homeownership Rate (2000): 70.4%
Migration Flow to Morgan County, IL from (2007-2008):

Morgan County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $672,818
  • Construction: $29,457
  • Retail Trade: $54,219
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $87,707
  • Banking: $36,981
  • Retail Trade: $54,219
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $24,456
  • Manufacturing: $142,880
  • Farms: $24,235
  • Government: $115,566
Employed (2000): 17,425
Unemployed (2000): 1,124
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,227
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,645
Local Government Revenue (2007): $69,311 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $14,875 (thou. dol.)

Morgan County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 407
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.5
Deaths (2007): 385
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 2.5

Morgan County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 103
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 12
  • Aggravated Assault: 89
Property Crimes (2008): 586
  • Burglary: 205
  • Larceny-Theft: 367
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 14

Morgan County Genealogy Records