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Sherburne County, Minnesota
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Sherburne County, Minnesota Facts

When was Sherburne County, MN Created?
Sherburne County was founded on February 25, 1856 from Benton County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Sherburne County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Mille Lacs CountyIsanti CountyAnoka CountyWright CountyStearns CountyBenton County.

Sherburne County, MN Vital Records

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

Sherburne County, MN Census Records

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

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

Sherburne 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

Sherburne County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Sherburne County Courthouse

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

Sherburne County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Sherburne Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Sherburne Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Sherburne Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Sherburne Co. MN General and History Websites

Sherburne Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Sherburne Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Sherburne Co. MN Military Records