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Office Hours:  8:30 am to 4:30 pm 

Monday through Friday, except holidays


Have you just sold or purchased property in Adams County? Do you want to verify the document was recorded in the Recorder’s Office? Click here to find out your document number and the date your document was recorded.



The County Clerk’s Office will process all splits on tax bills for those documents recorded on or before August 10, 2014.

All land record documents which include a split of the property which are recorded after the above date will not be changed until the 2015 property tax bills which are payable in 2016.

Documents for recording will be accepted until 4:30 pm.

At 3:30 pm we stop recording and any documents left will be recorded the next day in the order we received them.

The Recorder's primary responsibility is the maintenance of the indexing of documents in the chain of title to County land. Your property and its ownership is filed in the Recorder's Office. Today, revenue taken in by this office is based on fees provided by the Illinois State legislature in the Illinois Compiled Statutes and is deposited in the County corporate fund.

   Notice of Foreclosure copies required to be provided to the County of Adams under
   Public Act 96-856 pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1503(b) may be sent to:


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