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Crow Wing County, Minnesota
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
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 http://www.co.crow-wing.mn.us/
What counties are adjacent to Crow Wing County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Aitkin County, Mille Lacs County, Morrison County, Cass 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.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- Minnesota, Births and Christenings Index, 1840-1980
- Minnesota, County Birth Records, 1863-1983
- Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002
- Minnesota, Marriages Index, 1849-1950
- Minnesota, Divorce Index, 1970-1995
- Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002
- Minnesota, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990
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 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
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
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 Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 213 Laurel Street, Brainerd , MN 56401
- Phone: (218) 824-1310
- Crow Wing County Recorder
- Birth / Death Records: 1873
- Marriage Records: 1871
- Land Records: 1857
- Crow Wing County Court Administrator
- Probate Records: 1874
- Court Records: 1871
- Minnesota, Will Records, 1849-1985
- Minnesota Land Records
- BLM Land Records
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.
- Crow Wing County Historical Society and Museum, PO Box 722, 320 Laurel St, Brainerd MN 56401-0722; Phone: 218 829-3268
- Crow Wing County Genealogical Society, 2103 Graydon Ave, Brainerd MN 56401-4516; Phone: 218 829-9738
- Crosslake Area Historical Society, PO Box 134, Crosslake MN 56442-0134; Phone: 218 692-4836
- Cuyuna Heritage Preservation Society, PO Box 272, Crosby, MN 56441; Office Phone: 218-545-1166
- Cuyuna Range Historical Society, P.O. Box 128, 101 – 1st Street NE, Crosby, MN 56441; (218) 546-6178
- Central Minnesota Historical Center, Centennial Hall, Room 148, St. Cloud University, St. Cloud, MN 56301
- Minnesota State Archives, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 • 651-259-3260
- Minnesota Genealogical Society, 1185 Concord St. N. Suite 218, South St. Paul, MN 55075-1187
- Minnesota Historical Society, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 . 651-259-3000
Where can I connect with other Crow Wing County, MN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Minnesota Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- Minnesota State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Crow Wing County, Minnesota Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Crow Wing County, Minnesota Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
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
- Minnesota Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Minnesota historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Minnesota (1849 – 1922) (genealogybank.com)
- Crow Wing County, Minnesota Books (amazon.com)
- Search Minnesota Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Crow Wing County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Crow Wing Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records
- Minnesota Cemetery Research Guide
- Crow Wing Co., Minnesota Graves (findagrave.com)
- Crow Wing County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Minnesota Cemetery Inscription Index, Select Counties (search.ancestry.com)
- Crow Wing Co., Minnesota Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Crow Wing Co., Minnesota Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Minnesota Church & Bible Research Guide
- Crow Wing County, Minnesota Church Books (amazon.com)
Crow Wing Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Minnesota Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Crow Wing Co. MN General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Minnesota
- Crow Wing County, Minnesota Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Crow Wing County, Minnesota Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Crow Wing Co. MN Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Crow Wing County, Minnesota (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Minnesota – Counties – Crow Wing (cyndislist.com)
- Crow Wing County Minnesota (genealogytrails.com)
- Crow Wing Co. MNGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Crow Wing County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Crow Wing Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Crow Wing Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization
- See Also Statewide Immigration and Naturalization Links for Minnesota
- Minnesota Naturalization Records Index, 1854-1957 (search.ancestry.com)
Crow Wing Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Minnesota Links and Information
- 1895 Crow Wing County Map (livgenmi.com)
- Crow Wing County D.O.T. Road and Highway Maps
Crow Wing Co. MN Military Records
- Minnesota Military Records Research Guide
- Minnesota, Civil War Records, 1861-1865 (search.ancestry.com)
- Minnesota Military Records (fold3.com) will provide easy access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Minnesota men and women who served. Suitable for Crow Wing County genealogists, researchers, historians and more.