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Illinois State Government Information

A research guide for Illinois government information

Public Records Search Resources & Guides

Public Records Sites

City of Chicago

City of Chicago Employee Directory - Use the More Options link to add department name or position title

Cook County

Cook County Home Ownership & Mortgage - Cook County Recorder of Deeds responsibilities have been assumed by the Cook County Clerk's Office (effective 12/7/2020).

Cook County Property Assessment - Cook County Tax Assessor's Office

Records & Archives - Clerk of the Circuit Court, Cook County

Other Illinois Counties

Illinois Association of County Clerks & Recorders

Illinois Circuit Court directories - by Circuit, use a Map

State of Illinois

Illinois State Employee Phone Directory

Illinois Lawyer Search - Attorney Registration & Disciplinary Commission of the Supreme Court Illinois

Illinois Occupational License Look-up - Illinois, Division of Professional Regulation

Ilinois Sex Offender Registry  - Illinois State Police

Illinois Birth, Death and Other Records - Illinois Dept of Public Health

Public Records Search Guides

Freedom of Information Act Guides

Municipal / County Ordinances