The Knox County Courthouse, 200 South Cherry Street, Galesburg was erected in 1884-1886, more than a decade after the removal of the County Seat from Knoxville in 1873.
The Knox County Courthouse is open Monday-Friday, 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M., excluding Holidays.
Courthouse parking is on the south side of the building. Traffic through the parking lot is one-way. Patrons should use the entrance on Cherry Street and exit on the south side of the lot onto South Street. The entrance to the Courthouse is located on the Cherry Street side (east side) of the building. A Handicapped accessible entrance is located on the southwest corner of the building.
All persons entering the Knox County Courthouse are subject to screening by metal detection devices. All bags, packages, parcels, etc. are subject to X-Ray screening and search. Cell Phones, cameras and other audio/video recording devices are NOT allowed in the Courthouse without prior approval of the Knox County Sheriff. Food and beverages are not allowed in the Courthouse.
Knox County Clerk Scott Erickson's Office:
Knox County Circuit Clerk Kelly Cheesman's Office:
Public Access Computer Terminal
Knox County Treasurer Robin Davis's Office:
Employee Payroll & Insurance
Traffic Clerk's Office:
Payment of Traffic Citations
Payment of Court Fines & Fees
First Floor Court Room:
First Appearances & Preliminary Hearings - Felony Cases
City Ordinance Cases
Knox County Sheriff's Department's Court Security Office
Knox County Public Defender David Hanson's Office
Felony Clerk's Office:
Fines and Fees Collection - Felony Cases
Second Floor Court Rooms (Division One):
Knox County States Attorney John Pepmeyer's Office