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Beltrami County, Minnesota
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Beltrami County, Minnesota Facts

When was Beltrami County, MN Created?
Beltrami County was founded on February 28, 1866 from Itasca County, Pembina County, Polk County & Unorganized Territory.

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

What counties are adjacent to Beltrami County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Lake of the Woods CountyKoochiching CountyItasca CountyCass CountyHubbard CountyClearwater CountyPennington CountyMarshall CountyRoseau County.

Beltrami County, MN Vital Records

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

Beltrami County, MN Census Records

What Beltrami County, MN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Beltrami County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Beltrami 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

Beltrami County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Beltrami County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Beltrami County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Beltrami 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 Beltrami 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.

Beltrami County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

Beltrami Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Beltrami Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Beltrami Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Beltrami Co. MN General and History Websites

Beltrami Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Beltrami Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Beltrami Co. MN Military Records