Marshall County Clerk & Recorder


Jill M. Kenyon
Marshall County Clerk
122 North Prairie St.
P.O. B
ox 328
Lacon, IL 61540
Phone: (309) 246-6325
: (309) 246-3667
Office Hours:  Monday – Friday,  8:30am – 4:30pm

About The Office of The County Clerk & Recorder

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                  Effective July 1, 2023 due to HB3878 Flat Fee Recording will be $86 [PDF]               

**Effective March 29th, 2022-The Marshall County Recorder’s Office will no longer be accepting anything larger than 11×17 Plats-Please put Legal Description and Parcel Number on separate sheet**

The County Clerk has many responsibilities in Marshall County Government. The County Clerk is the Election Official of the County, manages payroll, budget, tax extensions, delinquent taxes, Clerk of the County Board, keeper of vital statistics, marriage licenses, notaries, assumed names, liquor/Raffle licenses and economic interest statements.

The Marshall County Clerk also serves as the County Recorder and is responsible as the Recorder to make record of all deeds and instruments of title of property in Marshall County including, but not limited to, Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Cemetery Deeds, Mortgages and Assignments, Releases, Plats, Easements, Assignments of Rents/Leases, Memos of Agreement, Liens and Judgments.

Lis Pendens copies are to be sent to the above address

The office has two full time employees:
Chief Deputy  Terri Lambrecht (Recording)
Deputy Sarah Eckert (Accounts Payable and Payroll)

Delinquent Taxes

Delinquent taxes sold in Marshall County tax sales must be redeemed in the Office of the County Clerk in person or by mail. It is necessary to call our office to be assured of the exact amount of payment. Payment must be made in cash, certified check or money order made out to the Marshall County Clerk.