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Anoka County, Minnesota
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Anoka County, Minnesota Facts

When was Anoka County, MN Created?
Anoka County was founded on May 23, 1857 from Ramsey County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Anoka County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Isanti CountyChisago CountyWashington CountyRamsey CountyHennepin CountySherburne County.

Anoka County, MN Vital Records

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

Anoka County, MN Census Records

What Anoka County, MN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Anoka County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Anoka Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Anoka Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Anoka Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890.

Anoka 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

Anoka County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Anoka County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Anoka County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Anoka County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Minnesota courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Minnesota residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Anoka County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Minnesota Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Anoka County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Anoka Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Anoka Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Anoka Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Anoka Co. MN General and History Websites

Anoka Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Anoka Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Anoka Co. MN Military Records