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Faribault County, Minnesota
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Faribault County, Minnesota Facts

When was Faribault County, MN Created?
Faribault County was founded on February 20, 1855 from Blue Earth County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Faribault County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Blue Earth CountyWaseca CountyFreeborn CountyWinnebago County, Iowa, Kossuth County, Iowa, Martin County.

Faribault County, MN Vital Records

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

Faribault County, MN Census Records

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

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

Faribault 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

Faribault County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Faribault County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Faribault County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Faribault 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 Faribault 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 Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Faribault County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

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Faribault Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

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Faribault Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Faribault Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Faribault Co. MN Military Records