Our goal is to provide you with customer service that is prompt, courteous, and informative. Our highest priority is and always will be, serving the customer. If you have any comments or suggestions, I encourage you to contact Patrick O’Brian Fulton County Clerk at (309) 547-3041 ext 117 or by email.
Information with regard to obtaining vital records, marriage and civil union licenses, registering as a business under an assumed name, notary commissions, economic interest statements, tax redemptions, tax calculations or tax extensions should be directed to the Clerk’s office at (309) 547-3041, Ext 118. Questions with regard to elections, voter registrations, and new addresses should be directed to the Elections Section of the office at 309-547-3041, Ext 119 or 120. Requests for Public Records under the Freedom of Information Act may be made in person during normal office hours, by e-mail or by mail to Patrick O’Brian, Fulton County Clerk, 100 Main Street, P.O. Box 226 Lewistown, IL 61542.
The County Clerk/Recorder provides a variety of services to the public including: Administering elections in Fulton County, maintaining voter registration for Fulton County, calculating tax rates for all taxing bodies in the County property, and collecting of delinquent taxes, after a tax sale. All Vital Records are maintained in the Clerk’s office. This includes all licenses for Marriage and Civil Unions, Certified Birth, and Death Certificates, while also maintaining copies of the same records. Creating and maintaining County Board minutes.
The Fulton County Clerk/Recorder’s Office is the official land records office for all real estate located in the County. The Recorder’s primary responsibility is the accurate and timely maintenance and indexing of titles for Fulton County land.
In addition, we also record public record UCC’s (Uniform Commercial Codes), military discharges, and other contracts which may require public recording. The Recorder’s staff is ready to assist you in a professional and timely manner. Please remember that we are not attorneys and do not dispense legal advice. The Fulton County Recorder’s Office has three computer work stations available for the public without charge. The computer document index goes back to 1985 with document images from 1997 to the present. Book records are available back to 1824, when the county was founded.