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When was Clearwater County, MN Created?
Clearwater County was created on December 20, 1902 from Beltrami County. The county was named for Clearwater river and lake. Clearwater is a translation of the Ojibway word Ga-wakomitigweia, describing the appearance of the water.
What counties are adjacent to Clearwater County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Beltrami County (northeast), Hubbard County (southeast), Becker County (south), Mahnomen County (southwest), Polk County (northwest), Pennington County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Clearwater County, MN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bagley, Clearbrook, Gonvick, Leonard, Shevlin.
Where can find Clearwater County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Clearwater County vital records can be found at the Minnesota Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth resords from 1900 and death records from 1908. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Minnesota for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Clearwater County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Minnesota Birth Certificate and Death Certificates Applications to mail.
What Clearwater County, MN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Clearwater County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Clearwater Co. territorial and state censuses exist for the years 1849-1905.. There is free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Minnesota Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Clearwater County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Clearwater County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Minnesota Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Clearwater County, MN?
A list of Clearwater County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Minnesota Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Clearwater County, MN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Clearwater County, MN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Clearwater County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is simply a list which has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.