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County Clerk & Recorder

Effective January 1, 2019, Revised December 31, 2018

2017 Tax Rate Extension Book – Taxes payable in 2018.

2017 Tax Codes & Districts Catalog


  • Maintains the registration files for all eligible voters within Monroe County
  • Conducts all elections for Monroe County voters
  • Issues marriage licenses for couples being married in Monroe County
  • Records all documents and records related to land/structure transactions on properties located in Monroe County
  • Maintains all Monroe County birth records
  • Registers the assumed names of businesses and their owners within Monroe County
  • Registers all Illinois Notary Public Commissions
  • Keeps and preserves all records of deeds
  • Maintains a detailed system of recording all real estate transfers and holders of deeds throughout Monroe County
  • Maintains records of subdivision plats, mortgages and all types of liens against property, as well as the releases of those liens
  • Maintains records of articles of incorporation and dissolution of corporations
  • Maintains records of financing statements

Contact County Clerk and Recorder

Jonathan McLean, County Clerk and Recorder

100 S. Main St., Waterloo, IL 62298
Tel: 618-939-8681 ext. 302,
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.