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Due to the Coronavirus, the Adams County Clerk’s Office is closed to the general public.

Please contact the Adams County Clerk’s office for further information at 217-277-2150.

Vital Records can be ordered by using this link Vital Records.

We are available by appointment only for marriage licenses and to pay back taxes.


Election results for the March 17, 2020 - Primary Election


The best way to improve our community is by participating. Let your voice be heard. Vote for those candidates you believe will serve and work hard to make our community a better place. The Adams County Clerk’s office is dedicated to helping you make the best and most effective decisions.

Follow our site to learn about elected officials and services our office provides for the residents of Adams County.

In addition to election information, we will provide you with information on how to obtain vital statistic records, such as birth, death, and marriage certificates.

Please let us know how we can improve our website to provide you with information and services you are seeking.  We will update our website continually as we incorporate your ideas.

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