Monroe County Farmland Review Committee
The Monroe County Farmland Review Committee will meet on Friday, May 15, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in room 220 of the Monroe County Courthouse. This meeting will be to discuss the 2021 Equalized Assessed Values for farmland as set forth by the Department of Revenue.
For all other Court matters, please go to the Circuit Clerk’s web page for updated information.
Public Access of the Courthouse
The Monroe County Courthouse will be open to the pubic starting Monday, April, 27, 2020, however, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, there are restrictions and requirements to enter the building to conduct business. As always, County Departments can be contacted by phone or email. Department contact information is listed on each of their department pages.
Thank you for your patience at this trying time.
Monroe County Chairman Robert Elmore
Monroe County Commissioners Office
Click on this link for a PDF of election results.
The Election guide for the March 17, 2020 is now available. Look in your local newspaper for a paper copy!
Early voting for the March 17, 2020 Primary Election starts on February 6 at the Monroe County Courthouse. Early voting goes until March 16. Office hours are 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
GIS has created some new user friendly maps/apps. Click link above to check them out.
2019 TAX BILLS
Hopefully, the 2019 tax bills, payable in 2020, will be mailed September of 2020.
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.
CLICK HERE FOR ELECTION RESULTS
2017 TAX RATE EXTENSION BOOK – (Taxes payable in 2018)
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.