You can now order birth, marriage, and death certificates online. Please have drivers license or state issued id available. Click here to visit the ordering website.
2018 ASSESSMENT NOTICES
2018 assessment notices were published on February 27, 2019. Deadline to appeal is March 29, 2019. Contact the Assessor’s Office for more information.
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2017 TAX RATE EXTENSION BOOK – (Taxes payable in 2018)
2018 TAX BILLS
Hopefully, the 2018 tax bills, payable in 2019, will be mailed in August of 2019.
Welcome to Monroe County, Illinois
The lush rolling hills and fertile farmland in Monroe County make it a wonderful location to raise a family. With a population of just under 34,000, it boasts numerous picturesque communities including the larger towns of Columbia, Waterloo (county seat), Valmeyer, Hecker, as well as other smaller quaint villages such as Maeystown and Fults.
Founded in 1816 and named for James Monroe, Monroe County is located in Southwest Illinois and is bordered on the west by the Mississippi river. Geographically the county is located just 11 miles to the south east of St. Louis Missouri.