The Adams County Clerk’s Office
performs a wide range of functions in county government.
Five of our primary functions include:
– The Clerk is responsible for the conduct of all elections in
Elections include all Federal, State, County, City, School,
Township, Village, Park and Library Districts.
Some of the functions we conduct prior to an election,
during an election, and after an election are voter
registration, absentee voting, election judge training, precinct
set-ups, ballot card proofing, voter tabulation, and campaign
– The Clerk is the official record keeper for all births,
deaths, and marriages in Adams County.
Each year the Clerk’s office records approximately 500
marriage licenses and 500 birth certificates in Adams County.
Use the menu on the left to learn more
about each of these functions, as well as to download a request
form for a certified copy of a birth, death or marriage
– The Clerk records the minutes of all County Board meetings.
Permanent records of all county board minutes recorded
after 1972 are stored in the Clerk’s office.
Older records are stored at a permanent location.
– The Clerk collects delinquent tax payments on mobile homes, as
well as on other real estate.
In addition, the Clerk calculates and extends the tax
rates on all real estate in the county using levies filed by
schools, municipalities, library and park districts.
– The Clerk’s office processes all accounts payable for the
addition, the county payroll is processed in the Clerk’s office.
Services – The
Clerk’s Office also provides the following services:
(Outside Quincy Only)