Knox County Land Records (Illinois)

Knox County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in IL. The Building Department maintains Knox County land records on design plans for construction and renovation projects in order to enforce building codes. Building Depts also have land records on additions and new construction, current structures on any parcel, property lines, and a property's compliance with Knox County building codes. Many Building Departments provide online databases to access property history and land records.

Galesburg Permits Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-345-3623

Galesburg Zoning Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-345-3619

Knox County Zoning Galesburg IL 121 South Prairie Street 61401 309-345-3840


Knox 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 Knox County historical land records. These records include Knox 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.

Abingdon City Hall Abingdon IL 114 East Meek Street 61410 309-462-3182

East Galesburg City Hall East Galesburg IL 100 West 1st Street 61430 309-343-3312

Galesburg City Hall Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-343-4181

Galesburg Township Town Hall Galesburg IL 2138 Monmouth Blvd 61401 309-342-7934

Knoxville City Hall Knoxville IL 33 North Public Square 61448 309-289-2814

Knox 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 Knox 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 Knox 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.

Galesburg City Assessor Galesburg IL 121 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-342-1106

Knox County Assessor's Office Galesburg IL 121 South Prairie Street 61401 309-345-3845


Knox 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 Knox County land records. These Knox 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 Knox County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.

Galesburg City Treasurer Galesburg IL 55 West Tompkins Street 61401 309-345-3642

Knox County Treasurer's Office Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3813


Knox County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in IL. These documents, including Knox County land records, are open to the public. The Knox 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 Knox County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.

Knox County Clerk Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3815

Williamsfield City Clerk Williamsfield IL 117 East Gale Street 61489 309-639-2303

Yates City Village Clerk Yates City IL 102 W Main St 61572 309-358-1694


Knox 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 Knox 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 Knox County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.

Knox County Recorder of Deeds Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3818