Jersey County Clerk and Recorder of Deeds
200 N. Lafayette | P. O. Box 216 | Jerseyville, IL 62052            (618) 498-5571 Option 6


The office of the County Clerk is an elected office with a four-year term.  Jersey County Clerk Pam Warford was elected to her first term in November of 2014. 

The office is located on the lower level of the Jersey County Government Building, on the block immediately north and west of the Courthouse, at 200 North Lafayette Street

Our Office Hours are:

Monday through Thursday 8:00AM to 4:00PM
Friday 8:00AM to 12:00 noon

Some of the main functions of the Jersey County Clerk’s office are:

  • Serving as Clerk to the County Board, keeping minutes of their meetings and keeping accurate records of County Board proceedings 
  • Serving as Election Authority, administering all elections in Jersey County
  • Maintaining and administering Voter Registration Services
  • Maintaining the County’s vital records, such as births, deaths, and marriages, and reporting statistics to the State
  • Issuing Marriage and Civil Union Licenses
  • Serving as Recorder of Deeds, and recording and certifying Military Discharge papers
  • Commissioning Notary Publics
  • Filing Assumed Business Names
  • Receiving delinquent tax payments
  • Calculating the tax rates for various taxing bodies and working with the Supervisor of Assessments, Board of Review, and the County Treasurer to issue property tax bills.

The following staff members are available to assist you:

Kim Skinner, Chief Deputy County Clerk (Elections, Voter Registration, Vital Records, Recording)

Shelly Kanallkan, Chief Deputy Recorder (All facets of Recording Department)

Denise Hunter, Deputy County Clerk (Voter Registration, Vital Records)

Linda Drainer, Deputy County Clerk (Accounts Payable, Tax Extension/Redemption)


Click Here for Maps of: 

Precincts/Polling Places

Jersey Precincts/Polling Places

County Board Districts

School Districts


Vote by Mail Application

Voter Registration Application

Statement of Economic Interests

Birth Certificate Request

Marriage Certificate Request

Death Certificate Request

Raffle License Application


Are you Registered to vote? 

To find out, click here

We strive to make voting equally accessible to everyone

If you need assistance with voting, please see an Election Judge in your Polling Location or contact the County Clerk's Office.



Important Links 

Property Tax Inquiry

Jersey County Government

Circuit Clerk

Laredo Land Records Search

Tapestry Land Records Search

Property Fraud Alert