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Mower County, Minnesota
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Mower County, Minnesota Facts

When was Mower County, MN Created?
Mower County was founded on February 20, 1855 from Rice County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Mower County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Dodge CountyOlmsted CountyFillmore CountyHoward County, Iowa, Mitchell County, Iowa, Worth County, Iowa, Freeborn County.

Mower County, MN Vital Records

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

Mower County, MN Census Records

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

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

Mower 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

Mower County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Mower County Courthouse

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

Mower County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Mower Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Mower Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Mower Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Mower Co. MN General and History Websites

Mower Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Mower Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Mower Co. MN Military Records