County Clerk/Recorder

County Clerk:  Patricia Duncheon

Carol Schafer, Chief Deputy

Elizabeth Schultz, Chief Deputy
Jamy Agrall, Deputy Registrar

Description of Services

The Recorders Office handles various matters that include: deeds, mortgages, liens, etc., payroll and accounts payable, raffle licenses, assumed name applications, elections and genealogy.

Marriage License

Menard County Marriage Application
Please complete sections A & B at the top and bottom of the form and email to
Your license is not official until you are sworn in and the license is signed by the Menard County Clerk.

Fee: $50.00 Cash or Check only
Please call the County Clerk's Office at 217-632-3201 to schedule an appointment to obtain your marriage license.


Assumed Name Certificate (For Businesses)

Application For Consumer Fireworks Display

Application For Liquor License *All Liquor Licenses must be approved by the Menard County Board of Commissioners prior to the event. The Board meets the 2nd and last Tuesday of each month. 

Application For Raffle License

Fee Schedule

Request for Vital Records

Quit Claim Deed

Plat Act Affidavit

PTAX-203 IL Real Estate Transfer Form and Instructions

NSPOA- Quit Claim Deed and PTAX-203 IL Real Estate Transfer Form

Election Information 


2018 Election Calendar

Application for Vote by Mail Ballot

Illinois Voter Registration Application

Click here to register online to vote. (The last day to register online and vote in the November 6th General election is October 21, 2018.)   



Frequently Asked Questions 



Contact the County Clerk for the total owed on your property.

Contact this office and an employee will be available to assist you.

No. The County Clerk no longer issues hunting and fishing licenses. In Menard County, licenses are available at R&H Farm and Home Store in Petersburg and Village Market in Athens.

Certified copies are $11.00 for the first copy and $8.00 for each additional copy.