309 West Market Street, Room 116
Jonesboro, Illinois 62952
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Union County Clerk serves as ex-officio Clerk of the County Board. The County Clerk records county board meeting minutes, resolutions and ordinances, publicizes County Board meetings, issues County licenses, maintains records and issues certificates of vital statistics, registers voters, conducts elections, files campaign disclosure and statements of economic interest, registers notary publics, and registers assumed business names. The County Clerk is responsible for recording and maintaining permanent, public record of all real estate transactions in Union County. Land records in this office date from 1818 to the present and vital records date from 1878 to present. It is the responsibility of the County Clerk to serve the public and uphold the law by following the applicable statutes of the State of Illinois.
According to the FBI, Property and Mortgage Fraud is the fastest growing white-collar crime. It can be as simple as someone recording a fraudulent document in the County Land Records office, making it look as though they now own your home or property.
To address these concerns, your Union County Land Records office has teamed up to create a notification service that will help you combat the effects of Land fraud and other similar fraudulent activities. Click below for more information.