Cook County Illinois Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Cook County Clerk Offices
Cook Coounty Clerk1500 Maybrook DriveMaywoodIL60153708-865-6040
Cook County Clerk69 West Washington StreetChicagoIL60602312-603-0996
Cook County Clerk2121 Euclid AvenueRolling MeadowsIL60008847-818-2850
Arlington Heights Clerk33 South Arlington Heights RoadArlington HeightsIL60005847-368-5540
Barrington Hills Village Clerk112 Algonquin RoadBarringtonIL60010224-484-8418
Calumet City Clerk204 Pulaski RoadCalumetIL60409708-891-8110
Chicago City Clerk5674 South Archer AvenueChicagoIL60638312-745-1100
Des Plaines City Clerk1420 Miner StreetDes PlainesIL60016847-391-5310
Elk Grove Village Clerk901 Wellington AvenueElk GroveIL60007847-357-4040
Evanston City Clerk2100 Ridge AvenueEvanstonIL60201847-866-2925
Franklin Park Village Clerk9500 Belmont AvenueFranklin ParkIL60131847-671-8242
Hickory Hills Clerks8652 95th StreetHickory HillsIL60457708-598-4800
La Grange Village Clerk53 South La Grange RoadLa GrangeIL60525708-579-2316
Lansing Clerk3141 Ridge RoadLansingIL60438708-895-7200
Markham Clerk16313 Kedzie ParkwayMarkhamIL60428708-331-4905
Matteson Village Clerk4900 Village CommonsMattesonIL60443708-283-4950
Morton Grove City Clerk6101 Capulina AvenueMorton GroveIL60053847-470-5220
Oak Forest City Clerk15440 Central AvenueOak ForestIL60452708-687-4050
Oak Lawn Clerk9446 Raymond AvenueOak LawnIL60453708-499-7738
Palos Park Clerk8999 West 123rd StreetPalos ParkIL60464708-448-6150
Palos Township Clerk10802 South Roberts RoadPalos HillsIL60465708-598-4449
Riverdale Village Clerk157 West 144th StreetRiverdaleIL60827708-841-2125
South Holland Clerk16226 Wausau AvenueSouth HollandIL60473708-210-2900
Summit Village Clerk7321 West 59th StreetSummitIL60501708-563-4823
Thornton Village Clerk115 East Margaret StreetThorntonIL60476708-877-4456
Tinley Park Clerk16250 Oak Park AvenueTinley ParkIL60477708-532-7700
Western Springs Village Clerk1440 Hillgrove AvenueWestern SpringsIL60558708-246-1170
Willow Springs Village Clerk1 Village CirWillow SpringsIL60480708-467-3700
Cook County Town & City Halls
Burbank City Hall6530 West 79th StreetBurbankIL60459708-599-5500
Calumet City City Hall204 Pulaski RoadCalumetIL60409708-891-8100
Chicago City Hall121 North LaSalle StreetChicagoIL60602312-744-5000
Chicago Heights City Hall1601 Chicago RoadChicago HeightsIL60411708-756-5362
Cicero Town Hall4949 West Cermak RoadCiceroIL60804708-656-3600
Country Club Hills City Hall4200 183rd StreetCountry Club HillsIL60478708-798-2616
Evanston City Hall# 4500, 2100 Ridge AveEvanstonIL60201847-866-2936
Evergreen Park Town Hall9418 South Kedzie AvenueEvergreen ParkIL60805708-422-1551
Harvey City Hall15320 Broadway AvenueHarveyIL60426708-210-5300
Hazel Crest City Hall3000 W 170th PlHazel CrestIL60429708-335-9600
Hickory Hills City Hall8652 95th StreetHickory HillsIL60457708-598-4800
Hoffman Estates City Hall1900 Hassell RoadHoffman EstatesIL60169847-882-9100
Hometown City Hall4331 Southwest HighwayHometownIL60456708-424-7500
Palos Heights City Hall7607 W College DrPalos HeightsIL60463708-361-1800
Park Ridge City Hall505 Butler PlacePark RidgeIL60068847-318-5200
Prospect Heights City Hall8 North Elmhurst RoadProspect HeightsIL60070847-398-6070
Rolling Meadows City Hall3600 Kirchoff RoadRolling MeadowsIL60008847-394-8500
Schaumburg City Hall101 Schaumburg CourtSchaumburgIL60193847-895-4500
Cook County Marriage License Office
Cook County Marriage License50 West Washington StreetChicagoIL60602312-603-7790
Cook County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Arlington Heights Memorial Library Website
Bartlett Public Library District Genealogy Records
Chicago City Government Murder Records
Chicago Public Library Database
Cicero Town Clerk Website
Cook County Burial Records
Cook County Clerk Marriage Licenses
Cook County Clerk Vital Records
Cook County Divorce Certificates
Cook County Genealogy Records
Cook County Marriage Certificates & Records
Des Plaines Public Library Database
Elgin City Clerk Website
Evanston Public Library Blog
Glenview Public Library Genealogy Records
Mount Prospect Public Library Genealogy Records
Oak Lawn Park Public Library Genealogy Records
Oak Park Department of Public Health Website
Oak Park Public Library Database
Schaumburg Township District Library Database
Skokie Public Library Database


Married Couples802,416 (41.0%)
Unmarried Couples113,759 (2.2%)
Never Married Men901,891 (44.1%)
Never Married Women865,625 (39.0%)
Separated Men35,785 (1.8%)
Separated Women51,572 (2.3%)
Widowed Men51,303 (2.5%)
Widowed Women196,682 (8.9%)
Divorced Men147,472 (7.2%)
Divorced Women222,049 (10.0%)

Marriage Records In Cook County

Cook County is one of the most populous counties in Illinois, so it should come as no surprise that marriage records can be located here. This is a good thing, because these records will give you a detailed look into the marital status of either the bride or the groom. Besides the county where the marriage happened, you can also search these marriage records online since there are a lot of reliable websites offering this service. But what if you need to conduct a more intensive search?

The first thing to do when searching for marriage records in Cook County is to find out the website that offers you the best information. Since there are so many sources of information today, including the Internet, you might be confused about where to start. One of the easiest ways to find information is through a website that specializes in this service.

Although this kind of website would charge you a fee, it will still save you a lot of time and effort since it will allow you to get your hands on all the information that you need. These records will include not only the names of the couple but also their parents’ names and their mother’s maiden name if she was married before. Aside from just the personal information, you can also get other background information about the couple like their place of birth, if they have any previous marriages and so on.

If you want to avoid spending a fortune on getting records, you can also go directly to the court house where the event took place. You can ask the clerk to see if you can have access to the files. Sometimes, these courthouses keep old information, which means you might have to dig through a lot of records before coming up with any usable information. However, it is always worth the effort since this information might actually help you.

If you think that the records that you are looking for are not found in the Cook County records office, then your next best bet would be to look them up online. There are a number of websites that will give you access to marriage records online. These services come with a price, so be sure that you will be able to afford at least the minimum. It would also be a good idea to search for free records and find out if that method would work for you. Remember, though, that nothing in life comes for free, even records that are supposed to help you build your family tree.

To save time and money, try to find the records you want online. Just remember to use reputable sites that will provide you with accurate and clear details. Marriage records online come in two formats: micro-fiche and CD-ROM. If you are looking for the records in Cook County, you should consider using the micro-fiche format. However, since there are a lot of people who want to access these records, CD-ROM may be faster and easier for you to download. Whatever you do, make sure that you search for marriage records in Cook County before paying for anything.