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Crow Wing County, Minnesota
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Crow Wing County, Minnesota Facts

When was Crow Wing County, MN Created?
Crow Wing County was founded on May 23, 1857 (Deorganized in 1867; Reorganized March 3, 1870 from Ramsey County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Crow Wing County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Aitkin CountyMille Lacs CountyMorrison CountyCass County (northwest, north).

Crow Wing County, MN Vital Records

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

Crow Wing County, MN Census Records

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

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

Crow Wing 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

Crow Wing County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Crow Wing County Courthouse

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

Crow Wing County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Crow Wing Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Crow Wing Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Crow Wing Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Crow Wing Co. MN General and History Websites

Crow Wing Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Crow Wing Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Crow Wing Co. MN Military Records