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White County residents come into contact with County Government for a variety of reasons and many times, they do not know what office to call or where to go to have their concerns addressed. Most county offices are located in the White County Courthouse located at 301 E. Main Street, Carmi, IL 62821, unless otherwise indicated. The Courthouse is a secured building and all visitors are required to pass through metal detectors before entering the elevators.

The following frequently asked questions concerning government services are listed below to help keep the public informed. If you have questions that aren't answered here, e-mail us on our contact us page.

Q. Where does one park before entering the White County Courthouse?
A. There is a public parking lot directly (east) of the Courthouse. Parking is free.
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Q. Where does one call to get information on a traffic ticket, adoption proceedings, divorce case, probate/will cases, work release sentencing and court dates?
A. The White County Circuit Clerk's Office @ 618-382-2321 Ext 4
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Q. Where does one pay a traffic ticket?
A. The White County Circuit Clerk's Office @ 618-382-2321 Ext 4
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Q. Where does Traffic Court take place?
A. The 2nd Floor Courtroom A or B
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Q. Where do prospective jurors report for jury duty?
A. The White County Circuit Clerk's Office @ 618-382-2321 Ext 4
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Q. Where does one call to schedule a White County judge to perform a wedding?
A. The White County Circuit Clerk @ 618-382-2321 Ext 4
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Q. Where does one file an Economic Interest Statement?
A. The White County Clerk's Office @ 618-382-7211 Ext 1
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Q. Where does one go to pay their real estate taxes?
A. The White County Treasurer's Office @ 618-382-8122 Ext 3
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Q. Where does one register to vote or obtain election information?
A. The White County Clerk's Office @ 618-382-7211 Ext 1
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Q. Where does one obtain a marriage license, birth certificate, death certificate or a new business license (DBA)?
A. The White County Clerk's Office @ 618-382-7211 Ext 1 
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Q. Where can one obtain information on physical, mental health or environmental services?
A. The Egyptian Public & Mental Health Department @ 618-382-7311
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Q. Where would one go to collect reimbursement of Bail monies?
A. The White County Circuit Clerk's Office @ 618-382-2321 Ext 4
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Q. Where does on one obtain information to bond someone out of jail?
A. The White County Jail @ 618-382-5321
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Q. Where does one obtain information on property liens, property ownership or names for corporations?
A. The White County Clerk's Office @ 618-382-7211 Ext 1
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Q. Where does one obtain information regarding a lost pet, pet vaccinations and animal adoptions?
A. White County Animal Control.
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Q. Where does one get a map of White County?
A. The Carmi Chamber of Commerce, 225 E. Main, Carmi, IL 62821 @ 618-382-7606
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Q. Where does one obtain information regarding County Board and standing committee meetings schedules?
A. The White County Clerk's Office @ 618-382-7211 Ext 1
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Q. Where does one file for a Homestead Exemption or a Senior Citizen Exemption?
A. The Supervisor of Assessments, 314 E. Cherry St. Carmi, IL 62821 @ 618-382-2332 Ext 6
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Q. Where does one file a property tax appeal?
A. The Supervisor of Assessments, 314 E. Cherry St. Carmi, IL 62821 @ 618-382-2332 Ext 6
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Q. Where does one call to inquire about the White County Fair?
A. The White County Fair Board
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Q. Where does one call to inquire who their County Board District Representative is?
A. The White County Clerk's Office @ 618-382-7211 Ext 1
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Q. Where does one call to discuss delinquent property taxes?
A. The White County Clerk's Office @ 618-382-7211 Ext 1
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Q. Who provides snow removal for county roads in unincorporated areas of the county?
A. The White County Highway Department @ 618-382-4811
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Q. Who does one call to report debris on the road or right of ways throughout the county?
A. The White County Highway Department @ 618-382-4811
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Q. Where does one obtain a teaching certificate?
A. The Regional Superintendent of Education @ 618-382-4758 Ext 2
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Q. How can I email the County?
A. See the tab labeled CONTACT US at the top of this page.
 
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