Jackson County Public Index (Illinois)

Search for Jackson County, IL public indexes. A public index search provides information on vital documents, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, court cases, legal disputes, criminal trials, traffic court violations, family court cases, misdemeanor charges, felony charges, criminal sentences, plea bargains, settlements, court records, case information, property records, property tax reports, property appraisals, government publications, and public documents.


Jackson County Courts act as judicial bodies to resolve legal disputes, including civil and criminal cases in Jackson County, Illinois. They may also provide a searchable public index of Jackson County court records, including case information, trial outcomes, and any sentences, plea bargains, or settlements. Jackson County public indexes allow searches by name or business name, by case number, or by court or case type, which can provide information on misdemeanors and felonies, traffic court violations, family court cases, divorce records, and appeal records. Many Courts provide online access to the Jackson County public index.

Jackson County Court Murphysboro IL 1001 Walnut Street 62966 618-687-7360


Jackson County Clerk Offices maintain public records for a county or local government, including vital records, property records, and permit records in Jackson County, Illinois. Clerks may provide a public index to search their Jackson County records, which can provide information on birth certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, and death certificates. Jackson County public indexes may also contain property tax assessments, real estate appraisal reports, property owner information, and other records related to property. Jackson County Clerks may provide online access to their public index, which can be used for many forms of research.

Ava City Clerk Ava IL 312 East Main Street 62907 618-426-3641

Jackson County Clerk Murphysboro IL 1001 Walnut Street 62966 618-687-7360


Jackson County Archives preserve documents and other records that hold historical significance in Jackson County, Illinois. They may also keep public records such as Jackson County birth certificates, property sale records, and historical maps. Archives may provide a public index to search for their documents by type, location, name, or business name. These public indexes can also provide information on historic property boundaries, death certificates, and criminal records, making them valuable resources for conducting Jackson County genealogical research. Archives may provide access to the Jackson County public index on their website.

Carbondale Police Records Archive Carbondale IL 501 South Washington Street 62901 618-457-3205

Jackson County Clerk Records Archive Murphysboro IL 1001 Walnut Street 62966 618-687-7360

Murphysboro Sheriffs Records Archive Murphysboro IL 1001 Mulberry Street 62966 618-687-2223


Jackson County Libraries collect and store documents and multimedia records which they make available to the public in Jackson County, Illinois. A Library, especially a state library or municipal library, may also store public records. Libraries often make these records available through a public index, or a searchable database to locate Jackson County government agency reports, government publications, vital records, and other public documents. These records can be used to find information on any individual or business, look up government documents, or conduct a background check, and Jackson County public indexes may be available on the Library website.

SIU Law Library Carbondale IL 1150 Douglas Drive 62901 618-453-8796