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Clark County FYI

Named for George Rogers Clark, a soldier of the Revolution, who, as a Colonel of the Virginia militia, established Colonial control in the Illinois country, by the capture of Kaskaskia and Fort Vincennes.

Fifth Judicial Circuit (Fourth Appellate District)

Clark County

Marshall, County Seat

Courthouse contact information:
Clark County Courthouse
501 Archer Avenue
Marshall, IL 62441

Circuit Court Clerk information

Clark County website

Clark County Courthouse
Clark County Courthouse

Coles County Courthouse
Coles County Courthouse

Coles County

Charleston, County Seat

Courthouse contact information:
Coles County Courthouse
651 Jackson Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920

Circuit Court Clerk information

Coles County website

Coles County FYI

Named after Edward Coles, the second Governor of the State of Illinois. Coles served as Governor from December 5, 1822 to December 6, 1826.

 

Cumberland County FYI

Named for the Cumberland road, named in its turn from the town Cumberland, Maryland, which derived its name from the mountain range of the same name adopted, presumably, from the Cumberland mountains of Great Britain.

 

Cumberland County

Toledo, County Seat

Courthouse contact information:
Cumberland County Courthouse
P.O. Box 146
Toledo, IL 62468

Circuit Court Clerk information

Cumberland County Courthouse
Cumberland County Courthouse
Edgar County Courthouse
Edgar County Courthouse

Edgar County

Paris, County Seat

Courthouse contact information:
Edgar County Courthouse
115 W. Court Street
Paris, IL 61944-1785

Circuit Court Clerk information

Edgar County website

Edgar County FYI

The county received its name from Hon. John Edgar, one of the first three Judges of the Illinois County.

The seat of justice for Edgar County was to be located on twenty-six acres of land, the property of Samuel Vance, and to be known by the name of Paris.

Vermilion County FYI

Named after the Vermilion River, the principal branches of which flow through the county.

Danville became the County Seat in 1827.

Abraham Lincoln practiced law in Danville from 1841 until 1859.

Vermilion County

Danville, County Seat

Courthouse contact information:
Vermilion County Courthouse
7 N. Vermilion
Danville, IL 61832–5879

Circuit Court Clerk information

Vermilion County website

Vermilion County Courthouse
Vermilion County Courthouse

5th Circuit Court Judges

Information on Chief Judges and their Administrative staff

Circuit Court Judges and Associate Judges


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Permission granted for usage of courthouse photos courtesy of:
Illinois Regional Archives Depository
Illinois State Archives
Springfield, IL 62756