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Experience Southern Illinois

Welcome to Perry County

Perry County Government strives to enhance Public Health, Safety, Education, Economic Well-being, and Improved quality of life for all citizens, by providing public services in a fiscally responsible and efficient manner. The county endeavors to operate in a manner worthy of public trust and respect for our rural heritage. The county embraces innovation, diversity, and collaboration in meeting citizen and community needs. Perry County Government recognizes its stewardship role and strives to:

– Do What Is Right
– Work As A Team
– Get Proper Results

Your Elected Officials
county clerk
John Batteau
Phone: 618-357-5116
Mary Jane Craft
county treasurer
Mary Jane Craft
Phone: 618-357-5002
Kim Kellerman
Circuit Clerk
Kim Kellerman
Phone: 618-357-6726
Paul Searby
Paul Searby
Phone: 618-542-2044
Steve Bareis
Steve Bareis
Phone: 618-357-5212
Rebecca Winter
Supervisor of Assessments
Rebecca Winter
Phone: 618-357-2209
David Searby, Jr.
State’s Attorney
David Searby, Jr.
Phone: 618-357-6221

Citizen Resources

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If you need assistance or have inquiries regarding the Perry County website, please contact us. For more information, please search our site or refer to our Departments listing for information on specific county services.



Please be advised due to current COVID-19 issues, Perry County Government is giving anyone interested in attending or participating in the January 21, 2021 County Board Meeting the ability to attend or participate via the WebEx platform which will allow access via telephone, smartphone or other electronic means. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating/access will be limited at the actual meeting and it is urged that persons attend remotely via WebEx. Please find listed below the information necessary to access the meeting on January 21, 2021 at 6:00PM.

Thursday, January 21, 2021
6:00 pm | Central Time (US & Canada) | 2 hrs

Join meeting

Join by meeting number
Meeting number (access code): 126 830 5445
Meeting password: P3rry!872 (73779087 from phones and video systems)

Tap to join from a mobile device (attendees only)
+1-415-655-0001,,1264168792#73779087# US Toll
Some mobile devices may ask attendees to enter a numeric meeting password.

Join by phone
+1-415-655-0001 US Toll
Global call-in numbers

Join by video system, application or Skype for business
Dial [email protected]
You can also dial and enter your meeting number.