Franklin County People Search

Search for Franklin County IL people. A people search can help you locate people, find family members, check criminal history, criminal records, perform genealogical research, find birth records, death records, proof of identity, divorce records, marriage records, historical records, locate ancestors, property ownership records, and more.


Franklin County Clerk Offices maintain important documents for their jurisdiction, usually at the county or local level. These records include a number of important sources for locating people and gaining information about a subject in Franklin County Illinois. Vital records, for example, provide information on a person's birth, marriage, divorce, and death, as well as any children. Clerks may also keep records on taxes, property assessments, estates and wills, and even voter registration and election results. When performing Franklin County people searches, a Clerk Office website is an important resource.

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 Police Departments are law enforcement agencies charged with maintaining order in society. They also keep several records on individuals who have interacted with the police, including criminal records such as arrests, warrants, convictions, and incarcerations in Franklin County Illinois. These records provide information that can be important when performing Franklin County people searches, particularly as part of a criminal background check. Police Department records list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate a person who has moved frequently. Franklin County Police Departments may provide online access to their records.

Benton City Police Chief Benton IL 500 West Main Street 62812 618-439-4504

Buckner Police Department Buckner IL 207 West Main Street 62819 618-724-7501

Christopher Police Department Christopher IL 208 North Thomas Street 62822 618-724-2828

Royalton Police Department Royalton IL 311 South Main Street 62983 618-984-4493

Sesser Police Department Sesser IL 302 West Franklin Street 62884 618-625-2341

Thompsonville Police Department Thompsonville IL 21230 Division Street 62890 618-438-4841

West City Police Department Benton IL 201 South Browning Street 62812 618-435-6112

West Frankfort Police Department West Frankfort IL 201 East Nolen Street 62896 618-937-3151

Zeigler Police Department Zeigler IL 303 Church Street 62999 618-596-2351


Franklin County Historical Societies preserve documents that have historic value. They may be organized around a certain area, a particular group of people, or a particular historical event. Historical Societies may keep a range of documents on individuals, including Franklin County vital records, letters, photographs, and other historical documents in Franklin County Illinois. These records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when performing genealogical research. Historical Societies may provide online access to some of their records.

Frankfort Area Historical Society West Frankfort IL 2000 East Saint Louis Street 62896 618-932-6159

Mulkeytown Area Historical Society Mulkeytown IL 7570 Mulkeytown Road 62865 618-724-1156

West Franklin Historical Society Mulkeytown IL 2130 School House Road 62865 618-724-2445


Franklin County Assessors determine the value of taxable property within their jurisdiction, often at the county or local level, in order to assess property taxes owed by the property's owners in Franklin County Illinois. As part of this responsibility, the Assessor Office maintains a range of documents on individuals, such as records of the Franklin County property they own, the property taxes they owe, and any history of foreclosures, tax liens, or violations. These records can be useful for understanding a person's property ownership history, and they can typically be accessed on the Assessor Office website.

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


Franklin County Courts act to resolve legal disputes as part of their judicial function. They also maintain a number of records on individuals, including criminal records such as any arrests, trials, convictions, and court sentences. These can range from serious criminal felonies to traffic court violations in Franklin County Illinois. Court records provide a range of information that can be important for performing Franklin County people searches, such as civil cases like divorce and adoption, as well as a person's criminal history, which can be important for a background check. Courts operate at the federal, state, and local level, and they may provide access to their records online.

Franklin County Court Benton IL 100 Public Square 62812 618-438-3221


Franklin County Marriage License Offices issue marriage certificates and maintain records on marriage for a county or local government. These documents include information on the couple's marriage, such as names, dates of birth, names of parents, and the date and location of the wedding. Franklin County marriage records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when searching for people who may have changed their names, and they are also useful for genealogical research in Franklin County Illinois. Marriage License Offices may provide online access to their marriage licenses as well as marriage license applications.

Franklin County Marriage License Benton IL 202 West Main Street 62812 618-438-3221


Franklin County Sheriff Departments are law enforcement agencies responsible for maintaining order, typically for a county or local jurisdiction. They also keep multiple records on individuals who have a criminal history, including arrest records, warrants, criminal and civil convictions, and incarcerations in Franklin County Illinois. These records provide important information for a people search, particularly when performing a criminal background check. The records at the Sheriff Department list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate someone who moves frequently. Sheriff Departments may provide online access to their records.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office Benton IL 403 East Main Street 62812 618-438-8211