McHenry County Coroner

Building A - Lower Level
Located behind the Courthouse (east)
2200 N. Seminary Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098
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Office Hours: Sunday - Saturday    8:00 am until 4:30 pm

General Email: [email protected] 
Direct Email: [email protected]
Phone: 8:00am - 4:30pm  (815) 338-9392
After 4:30pm  (815) 338-2144
Fax: (815) 334-1496  

You can email the Coroner or a specific Deputy Coroner by going to the Our Staff tab found on the left, then clicking on the individual email address found directly below their name.

Mission Statement:

The McHenry County Coroner's office exists to provide the people of McHenry County with a thorough investigation in the event of a death, and to insure that the facts surrounding the death are as complete as possible so to arrive at the cause and manner of death. This investigation may include, but is not limited to: on-scene investigation, personal and medical history, psychiatric history, photographing, autopsy, toxicology testing, metabolic studies, X-rays, bacteriology, entomological studies, and notification of next of kin.


  • McHenry County General Fund
  • Coroner's Fund

Department created by:

Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/Div. 3-3 Coroner


Public Safety

Illinois Dept. of Public Health