Pope County IL Genealogy

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Pope County Records by City/Town

Brownfield Genealogy (37)
Eddyville Genealogy (47)

Golconda Genealogy (70)
Rock in Pope County Genealogy (33)

Overview of Pope County Records

  • Pope County was created in 1816 from Gallatin and Johnson counties.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
  • The Pope County Clerk has birth records starting from 1877 to 1916, death records from 1878 to 1916, and marriage records from 1816.
  • The Pope County Recorder has land records from 1816.
  • The Pope County Circuit Court Clerk has probate records from 1816 and court records from 1816.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.