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Wayne County, IL Public Records

Circuit Court
301 E Main St, Ste 204
Fairfield, IL 62837 illinoissecondcircuit.info/wayne-...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 618-842-7684
F: 618-842-2556
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.

Wayne County, IL Vital Records

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

Wayne County
County Recorder
301 E Main
Fairfield, IL 62837 www.fairfield-il.com/county.html
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 618-842-5182
Fax: 618-842-6427
Recorded Documents

Wayne County Vital Certificates

Wayne 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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Wayne County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 713.90 sq mi
Population (2009): 16,294
  • Females: 50.8%
  • White: 97.8%
  • Black/African American: 0.8%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.8%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.1%
Population Change (2000-2009): -857
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 13.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 75.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.37
Housing Units (2000): 7,950
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.4%
Migration Flow to Wayne County, IL from (2007-2008):

Wayne County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $238,529
  • Construction: $6,712
  • Retail Trade: $16,195
  • Professional and Technical Services: $3,239
  • Healthcare: $25,174
  • Banking: $0
  • Retail Trade: $16,195
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $4,129
  • Manufacturing: $45,216
  • Farms: $31,264
  • Government: $38,179
Employed (2000): 7,649
Unemployed (2000): 538
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.9%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,846
Local Government Employment (2007): 957
Local Government Revenue (2007): $33,948 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $3,257 (thou. dol.)

Wayne County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 201
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.1
Deaths (2007): 188
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.0

Wayne 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

Wayne County Genealogy Records