Cumberland County, Illinois Courthouse
The county records in Illinois are typically kept in the following offices:
County Clerk keeps birth, marriage and death records
County Recorder keeps land records
Circuit Court Clerk keeps court and probate records.
The office of record may sometimes change depending on the size of the county, but a quick phone call will help you find the correct office.
140 Courthouse Square
Toledo, Illinois 62468
Offices are at the Courthouse
P.O. Box 146
Toldeo, Illinois 62468
Phone: (217) 849-2631
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (217) 849-3601
Loss of Records
A courthouse fire occured on November 4, 1885 and destroyed all the records contained in the courthouse. Records included the probate, land, marriages, circuit court and other records. Information about this fire was found on the USGenWeb website for Cumberland County, Illinois citing newspaper articles reporting on the fire and destruction of records.