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Hubbard County, Minnesota
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Hubbard County, Minnesota Facts

Hubbard County

When was Hubbard County, MN Created?
Hubbard County was created on February 26, 1883 (Organized in 1887) from Cass County. The county was named in honor of Lucius Frederick Hubbard (1836-1913), editor of Red Wing Republican; state senator, 1872-1875; governor of Minnesota, 1882-87.

What is the County Seat of Hubbard County, MN?
The County Seat is located in Park Rapids and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Hubbard County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Beltrami County (north), Cass County (east, southeast), Wadena County (south), Becker County (southwest), Clearwater County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Hubbard County, MN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Akeley, Laporte, Nevis, Park Rapids.

Hubbard County, MN Vital Records

Where can find Hubbard County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Hubbard 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 Hubbard 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.

Hubbard County, MN Census Records

What Hubbard County, MN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Hubbard County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940 Hubbard Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890.

Hubbard 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

Hubbard County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Hubbard County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Hubbard County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Hubbard County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Minnesota Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Old Hubbard County Courthouse
  • Hubbard County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 301 Court Avenue, Park Rapids , MN 56470
    • Phone: (218) 732-5286
  • Hubbard County Recorder is responsible for all the real estate records for properties located in the County. Permanent records of deeds, mortgages and other various real estate records are recorded/filed in this office. As Local Registrar, the office protects and issues certified copies of Birth and Death records, Marriage Certificates & Military Discharge Records.
    • Birth / Death Records: 1885 / 1887 (It is no longer necessary to go to the registrar's office of the county where the birth or death took place. You may go to a registrar's office in any county in Minnesota for births that took place during of after 1900 and for deaths that took place during or after 1997)
    • Marriage Records: 1884
    • Land Records: 1883
  • Hubbard County Court Administrator maintains court files for Civil, Criminal, Traffic, Probate, Conciliation, Juvenile, Tax and Family Court matters.
    • Probate Records:1884
    • Court Records:1884 
  • Minnesota, Will Records, 1849-1985
  • Minnesota Land Records
  • BLM Land Records

Hubbard County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Hubbard County, MN?
A list of Hubbard County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Minnesota Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Hubbard County, MN Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Hubbard County, MN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Hubbard 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.

Hubbard Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Hubbard Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Hubbard Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Hubbard Co. MN General and History Websites

Hubbard Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Hubbard Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Hubbard Co. MN Military Records

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