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McLean County Government Center
115 E. Washington Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
The Government Center houses these departments: Assessor, County Clerk, Treasurer & Tax Collector, Building and Zoning, Recorder, Administration, Auditor, Risk Management and Information Technology.
McLean County Law and Justice Center
104 W. Front Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
The Law and Justice Center houses the following departments: Sheriff, State's Attorney (see below for Child Support), Public Defender, Domestic Violence Unit, Circuit Clerk, Circuit Court, Court Services, Coroner, Emergency Management Agency (EMA), Jury Commission, Facilities Management and all courtrooms.
A free time-limited parking lot for the Government Center is located at the northeast corner of Front St. and East St. across from the Government Center. Free on-street parking is available throughout downtown Bloomington. Most is time-limited. A five-level parking garage with hourly rates is located at the southwest corner of Front St. and East St., with the public entrance on Front St. All parking is monitored by the City of Bloomington.
There are 4 recharging stations for electric automobiles in the downtown area - two are on the north end of the Government Center parking lot and two are on the east side of the first level of the Front St. parking garage.
Take I-55 South to Bloomington Exit (Veterans Parkway). Take Veterans to Washington St. (By State Farm Ins.) and turn right. Stay on Washington St., traveling west to Madison St. Turn left on Madison and go 1 block to Front St. Turn left on to Front St. and go 2 blocks. Make a right turn into the Parking Garage for hourly parking. The Law & Justice Center is adjacent to the Parking Garage. The Government Center is located North of the Parking Garage.
Go southeast on US 20 to I-39 South. Go south on I-39 to Bloomington to US-51. Go south on US-51. Proceed thru Normal to Bloomington. You should be in the left lane upon entering Bloomington. Turn left onto Front St. Go 2 blocks and make a right turn into the Parking Garage. The Law & Justice Center is adjacent to the Parking Garage. The Government Center is located north of the Parking Garage.
From St. Louis/Springfield
Take I-55 north to Bloomington. Exit I-55 at Veterans Parkway. Take Veterans Parkway to the Main St. exit
(right). At the bottom of ramp turn left (north). Travel north on Main St.to downtown Bloomington, staying in left lane. Turn left onto Front St. The Parking Garage is on your left. The Law & Justice Center is adjacent to the Parking Garage. The Government Center is located North of the Parking Garage.
Take I-74 west to Route 51 North. Follow Route 51 North (becomes Main Street then changes to East Street) to the Downtown area. The sixth (6) stoplight is Front Street. Make a left turn and immediately turn left into the Parking Garage. The Law & Justice Center is adjacent to the Parking Garage. The Government Center is located North of the Parking Garage.
Take I-74 East to Bloomington. Exit I-74 at the Market St. exit. Turn left (east) onto Market St. Continue
to Madison and make a right turn onto Madison. Get in left lane. Follow Madison to 2nd stoplight (Front Street). Make a left turn. Go 2 blocks and turn right into Parking Garage. The Law & Justice Center is adjacent to the Parking Garage. The Government Center is located North of the Parking Garage.
Other County Offices and Facilities
Below are links to other County offices and facilities pages. Each page will contain basic directions to the office or facility.