Clerk & Recorder

Contact Us

1212 Logan Ave., Suite 103
Belvidere, IL 61008
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M-F 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m.

 As of August 1, 2018, The County Recorder's Office's predictable fees will be in place.  Click on this link to view the changes.


By recommendation of the Boone County Health Department, the County Clerk and Recorder office will remain open but with extremely limited public access.   I encourage you to contact us by phone (815) 544-3103 or email (  We will still be providing as many services as possible.  Thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented time in our history. 


Julie A. Stapler

Boone County Clerk & Recorder


Functions of the County Clerk & Recorder:

  1. Clerk of the County Board and Keeper of the County Records
  2. Chief Election Officer for Boone County
  3. Keeper of Vital Records (Birth, Marriage, & Death Records - vital records start in 1877)
  4. Computation of Property Taxes and Redemption of Delinquent Taxes
  5. Record and Maintain all Land Transactions for Boone County - (land records start in 1838)

Department Staff:

Julie A. Stapler,  Boone County Clerk & Recorder

Sherry Blauert,  Chief Deputy County Clerk

Joyce Hepner,  Chief Deputy Recorder

Erica Bluege,  Deputy Clerk                           

Drew Cook,  Deputy Clerk

Giselle Lenover,  Deputy Clerk



Click here for Certified Copies of Birth, Death, Marriage and Land Record