Macoupin County, IL

Macoupin County Courthouse Hours of Operation 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

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With the concerns about the Coronavirus and the safety of the public our biggest concern, we are putting this special homepage up to make it easy as ever to get the service you need, including some available online.

Public Health:  For your convenience, the Macoupin County Public Health Department has established a hotline. If you have questions regarding COVID-19, call the hotline at 217-313-5078 or you can email your questions to If you are experiencing symptoms, contact your primary physician. If you do not have a primary physician, call 217-854-3692 and ask for the Public Health Nurse.

Masks: Per administrative order, the following rules on masks are effective
as of May 1, 2020.

  • All attorneys and other members of the public able to medically tolerate a face covering are to wear a face covering when located within the indoor public spaces of the Macoupin County Courthouse.
  • All persons inside a courtroom, including courtroom personnel, shall wear a face covering if unable to maintain a six foot social distance. It is the intent of the Court that while in the courtroom, social distancing of six fee and/or masks must be worn. In that regard, masks must be worn to enter the courthouse and while in common areas. After court is called to order and if social distancing can be accomplished the masks may be removed.
  •  Courthouse security personnel will have a limited supply of face coverings available, therefore, all attorneys and members of the general public entering the public spaces of the courthouse are expected to have their own face covering.

Screening: Anyone entering the Courthouse will be required to have their temperature taken with a digital, no-contact thermometer and may be asked these questions:

  •  Have you had contact with anyone who you are aware was symptomatic or COVID positive for more than 10 minutes and within less than 15 feet in the last 14 days?
  •  Are you COVID positive or symptomatic yourself?
  •  Have you been directed to quarantine, isolate or self-monitor at home for COIVD by any medical or public health provider?
  •  Do you have flu-like symptoms including fever, cough, nausea, diarrhea and/or shortness of breath?

Social Distancing: Social distancing measures are required to be observed. Everyone should maintain a 6 feet distance whenever reasonably possible. You may be asked to wait outside or in your car once the Courthouse reaches its maximum capacity. For more information on Courthouse operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, contact information for Courthouse departments, and services that can be done online, through the mail, or over the phone, please visit this webpage.


Due to COVID-19 pandemic, all 2020 General Election voters are encouraged to cast a ballot prior to Election Day, either by mail or during early voting. Voting by mail is an easy, secure, and free option for voters and you can request a vote by mail ballot through email, mail, or in person.

County Clerk Pete Duncan has launched the ‘Vote at Home: Mail it In’ initiative for Macoupin County. Visit this page which will let voters apply for their mail ballot, see a step by step guide on how to vote by mail, frequently asked questions, important dates and more for all voters in Macoupin County.



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The Ben-Gil Boosters is a community-based organization comprised of parents and educators dedicated to rebuilding an elementary school for the children of CUSD #7. Learn more by visiting the Ben-Gil Boosters Website. Volunteer Macoupin!

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