Cathy Jenkins, Vermilion County Clerk
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Welcome to the County Clerk's web site!
I am pleased to be able to offer this site to you as a convenient means
of locating information on elections, voter registration, and obtaining
birth and death records, marriage and civil union licenses and
It is the policy of our office to provide timely, accurate information
to our constituents, and we sincerely hope this site will be a means to
The County Clerk's office has four major
1. Write and maintain County Board
minutes and other county records.
2. Elections and voter registration.
3. Vital records, including birth, death, and marriage / civil union records.
Issue marriage licenses and civil union licenses.
4. Compute tax rates. Handle redemption of delinquent
By law, the County
Clerk also files the commissions for notaries public, and files assumed names for
business, campaign disclosure statements,
and statements of economic interests.
The County Clerk's
office has on file birth certificates dating from 1858 and death certificates
from 1877. The clerk's office also has issued marriage licenses since the
founding of the county in 1826.
The County Clerk
also computes the tax rates of over 100 units of local government based on the amount
of money requested by each government and the amount of the assessed value
within the district. Tax rates are set by dividing the levy (taxes requested by
the district) by the assessed valuation. (Rate = levy/assessed value). From
these rates individual tax bills are prepared by the County Collector.
Thank you for visiting our site. You are always welcome here or in
our office. We look forward to serving you.