Franklin County, Illinois Courthouse

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Franklin County Courthouse. Photo courtesy of Illinois Regional Archives Depository, Illinois State Archives

The county records in Illinois are typically kept in the following offices:
County Clerk keeps birth, marriage and death records
County Recorder keeps land records
Circuit Court Clerk keeps court and probate records.
The office of record may sometimes change depending on the size of the county, but a quick phone call will help you find the correct office.

Courthouse Address

All of the county offices are located at the Franklin County Courthouse:

Franklin County Courthouse
202 West Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


County Clerk           (618) 438-3221

Circuit Court Clerk  (618) 439-2011