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Roseau County, Minnesota
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Roseau County, Minnesota Facts

When was Roseau County, MN Created?
Roseau County was founded on February 28, 1894 from Beltrami County and Kittson County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Roseau County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Manitoba Province, Canada, Lake of the Woods CountyBeltrami CountyMarshall CountyKittson County.

Roseau County, MN Vital Records

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

Roseau County, MN Census Records

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

Roseau Co. territorial and state censuses exist for the following years: 1895 and . There is free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Minnesota Census Records Research Guide

Roseau County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Roseau County Courthouse

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

Roseau County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Roseau Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Roseau Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Roseau Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Roseau Co. MN General and History Websites

Roseau Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Roseau Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Roseau Co. MN Military Records