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Norman County, Minnesota
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Norman County, Minnesota Facts

When was Norman County, MN Created?
Norman County was founded on November 8, 1881 from Polk County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Norman County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Polk CountyMahnomen CountyBecker CountyClay CountyCass County, North Dakota, Traill County, North Dakota.

Norman County, MN Vital Records

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

Norman County, MN Census Records

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

Norman Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890.

Norman 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

Norman County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Norman County Courthouse

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

Norman County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Norman Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Norman Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Norman Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Norman Co. MN General and History Websites

Norman Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Norman Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Norman Co. MN Military Records