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Lake of the Woods 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
Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Facts
When was Lake of the Woods County, MN Created?
Lake of the Woods County was founded on November 28, 1922 from Beltrami County.
What is the County Seat of Lake of the Woods County, MN?
The County Seat is located in Baudette and the county government website is http://www.co.lake-of-the-woods.mn.us/
What counties are adjacent to Lake of the Woods County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Ontario Province, Canada, Ontario Province, Canada, Koochiching County, Beltrami County, Roseau County, Manitoba Province, Canada.
Lake of the Woods County, MN Vital Records
Where can find Lake of the Woods County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Lake of the Woods 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 Lake of the Woods 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
Lake of the Woods County, MN Census Records
What Lake of the Woods County, MN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Lake of the Woods County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1930, 1940.
There is free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Minnesota Census Records Research Guide
Lake of the Woods County, MN Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Lake of the Woods County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Lake of the Woods 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 Lake of the Woods 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.
- Lake of the Woods County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 206 Eighth Avenue SE, Baudette , MN 56623
- Phone: (218) 634-1451
- Lake of the Woods County Recorder
- Birth / Death Records: 1922
- Marriage Records: 1923
- Land Records: 1896
- Lake of the Woods County Court Administrator
- Probate Records: 1923
- Court Records: 1922
- Minnesota, Will Records, 1849-1985
- Minnesota Land Records
- BLM Land Records
Lake of the Woods County, MN Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Lake of the Woods County, MN?
A list of Lake of the Woods County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Minnesota Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Lake Of The Woods County Historical Society, 206 8th Avenue SE, Suite 150, Baudette MN 56623; Museum: 119 8th Ave SE, Baudette MN, Phone: 218-634-1200
- North Central Minnesota Historical Center, The A. C. Clark Library, 1500 Birchmont Dr. NE #28, Bemidji, MN 56601-2699; Phone: (218) 755-3342
- 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 Lake of the Woods County, MN Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Minnesota Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- Minnesota State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Lake of the Woods County, MN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Lake of the Woods 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.
Lake of the Woods 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)
- Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Books (amazon.com)
- Search Minnesota Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Lake of the Woods County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Lake of the Woods Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records
- Minnesota Cemetery Research Guide
- Lake of the Woods Co., Minnesota Graves (findagrave.com)
- Lake of the Woods County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Minnesota Cemetery Inscription Index, Select Counties (search.ancestry.com)
- Lake of the Woods Co., Minnesota Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Lake of the Woods Co., Minnesota Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Minnesota Church & Bible Research Guide
- Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Church Books (amazon.com)
Lake of the Woods Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Minnesota Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Lake of the Woods Co. MN General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Minnesota
- Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Lake of the Woods Co. MN Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Minnesota – Counties – Lake of the Woods (cyndislist.com)
- Lake of the Woods County Minnesota (genealogytrails.com)
- Lake of the Woods Co. MNGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Lake of the Woods County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Lake of the Woods Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Lake of the Woods Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization
- See Also Statewide Immigration and Naturalization Links for Minnesota
- Minnesota Naturalization Records Index, 1854-1957 (search.ancestry.com)
Lake of the Woods Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Minnesota Links and Information
- Lake of the Woods County D.O.T. Road and Highway Maps
Lake of the Woods 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 Lake of the Woods County genealogists, researchers, historians and more.