County Clerk:

County Clerk's Office

What We Do

At the Rock Island County Clerk's office our goal is to serve you with integrity and to the best of our ability. By providing prompt, courteous and knowledgeable service to all of our customers, whether in person, at our counter, by mail, by telephone, or via the World Wide Web, we hope to achieve this goal.

The County Clerk operates under the laws and statutes of the State of Illinois ExternalLink.gif and provides a variety of services to the public including:

  • Administering Elections in Rock Island County
  • Calculating Tax Extension
  • Calculating Tax Rates Applied to Property
  • Collecting Delinquent Taxes Including Mobile Homes
  • Creating and maintaining County Board Minutes
  • Filing of Annual Reports
  • Filing of Township Budgets and Levies
  • Issuing Liquor Licenses
  • Issuing and Maintaining Marriage Licenses
  • Issuing Notary Public Commissions
  • Maintaining Assumed Business Name Filings
  • Maintaining Birth Records
  • Maintaining Campaign Disclosure and Other Political Filings
  • Maintaining Death Records
  • Maintaining Mailing Information for Mobile Homes
  • Maintaining Prior Years Collector's Books
  • Maintaining Prior Years Assessor's Books
  • Maintaining Permanent Voter Registration for the County
  • Maintaining Statement of Economic Interest Filings

Please visit here often and watch us build our Internet service for you. We hope you find our pages worth the visit!


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Karen Kinney Click to send e-mail- County Clerk
Rock Island County Office Building (map ExternalLink.gif)
First Floor - 1504 Third Avenue, Rock Island IL, 61201-8624

Elections/Voter Registration: (309) 558-3571     Back Taxes: (309) 558-3572

Vital Records: (309) 558-3569     Fax: (309) 786-7381     Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Monday thru Friday