Franklin County Land Records (Illinois)

Franklin County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in IL. The Town or City Hall maintains records related to the locality, including Franklin County historical land records. These records include Franklin County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers. Town and City Halls also maintain records on municipal and zoning boundaries. Many Town and City Halls provide online access to their land records.

Buckner City Hall Buckner IL 200 E Main St 62819 618-724-7501

Royalton City Hall Royalton IL 200 South Royal Street 62983 618-984-4493

West Frankfort City Hall West Frankfort IL 110 North Jefferson Street 62896 618-932-3262


Franklin County Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels in order to assess property taxes in IL. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including Franklin County land ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the land in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also maintain Franklin County land records from on-site inspections and value assessments for construction or improvements. Tax Assessor's Offices make their land and property records available online.

Franklin County Assessor's Office Benton IL 202 West Main Street 62812 618-439-0231

Franklin County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in IL. These documents, including Franklin County land records, are open to the public. The Franklin County Clerk's Office contains a number of different types of land records, including registered land, property transactions, real estate excise taxes, and property maps. They also have records on Franklin County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.

Franklin County Clerk Benton IL 202 Election Street 62812 618-439-3403

West Frankfort City Clerk West Frankfort IL 110 North Jefferson Street 62896 618-932-3262


Franklin County Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the public in IL. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on Franklin County land transactions within its jurisdiction, including land and property deeds, mortgages, easements, and tax liens. The office may also contain property and parcel surveys, maps of Franklin County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.

Franklin County Recorder of Deeds Benton IL PO Box 607 62812 618-438-3221


Franklin County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue IL. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current data on every parcel in the district, as well as a number of other types of Franklin County land records. These Franklin County public property records include lists of sold parcels, property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and property values. The Treasurer and Tax Collector may also maintain information on Franklin County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.

Franklin County Treasurer's Office Benton IL 100 Public Square 62812 618-438-7311