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Washington County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
125 E Elm Street
Nashville, IL 62263
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 618-327-4800 ext. 305
F: 618-327-3583
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Juvenile, Traffic, Ordinances
Restricted Records: No juvenile or adoption records released
Probate fax is same as main fax number.

Washington County, IL Vital Records

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

Washington County
County Recorder
washingtonco.illinois.gov/county-...
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 618-327-4800 ext. 300
Fax: 618-327-3582

Washington County Vital Certificates

Washington 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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Washington County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 562.61 sq mi
Population (2009): 14,560
  • Females: 50.2%
  • White: 97.7%
  • Black/African American: 1.0%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 96.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): -588
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 8.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 79.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 13.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.55
Housing Units (2000): 6,385
Homeownership Rate (2000): 81.1%
Migration Flow to Washington County, IL from (2007-2008):

Washington County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $279,148
  • Construction: $11,521
  • Retail Trade: $26,709
  • Professional and Technical Services: $6,429
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $8,878
  • Retail Trade: $26,709
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $80,201
  • Farms: $23,418
  • Government: $36,558
Employed (2000): 7,669
Unemployed (2000): 254
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.0%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $31,798
Local Government Employment (2007): 855
Local Government Revenue (2007): $39,585 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $13,915 (thou. dol.)

Washington County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 160
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.9
Deaths (2007): 139
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.4
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Washington County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 82
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 81
Property Crimes (2008): 147
  • Burglary: 64
  • Larceny-Theft: 66
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 17

Washington County Genealogy Records