Welcome to Madison County Circuit Court

Since 1857, the Madison County Courthouse has been located on Main Street in Edwardsville, Illinois.  The first recorded court order was entered in 1813 when the court was in a log cabin on the north end of town.  On average over 90,000 cases will be filed each year in Madison County.  Please use our website as a general guide to help you navigate the Madison County Circuit Court System.  This site is designed with the public in mind and to provide a general description of the court’s structure, function and operation, as well as helpful directories and resources.