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Meeker County, Minnesota
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Meeker County, Minnesota Facts

When was Meeker County, MN Created?
Meeker County was founded on February 23, 1856 from Davis County.

What is the County Seat of Meeker County, MN?
The County Seat is located in Litchfield and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Meeker County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Stearns CountyWright CountyMcLeod CountyRenville CountyKandiyohi County.

Meeker County, MN Vital Records

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

Meeker County, MN Census Records

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

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

Meeker 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

Meeker County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Meeker County Courthouse

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

Meeker County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Meeker Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Meeker Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Meeker Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Meeker Co. MN General and History Websites

Meeker Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Meeker Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Meeker Co. MN Military Records