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Le Sueur County, Minnesota
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Le Sueur County, Minnesota Facts

When was Le Sueur County, MN Created?
Le Sueur County was founded on March 5, 1853 from Dakota County.

What is the County Seat of Le Sueur County, MN?
The County Seat is located in Le Center and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Le Sueur County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Scott CountyRice CountyWaseca CountyBlue Earth CountyNicollet CountySibley County.

Le Sueur County, MN Vital Records

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

Le Sueur County, MN Census Records

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

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

Le Sueur 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

Le Sueur County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Le Sueur County Courthouse

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

Le Sueur County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Le Sueur Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Le Sueur Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Le Sueur Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Le Sueur Co. MN General and History Websites

Le Sueur Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Le Sueur Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Le Sueur Co. MN Military Records