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Stevens County, Minnesota
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Stevens County, Minnesota Facts

When was Stevens County, MN Created?
Stevens County was founded on February 20, 1862 from Pierce County & Unorganized Territory.

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

What counties are adjacent to Stevens County, MN?
Bordering Counties are Grant CountyDouglas CountyPope CountySwift CountyBig Stone CountyTraverse County.

Stevens County, MN Vital Records

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

Stevens County, MN Census Records

What Stevens County, MN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Stevens County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Stevens 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

Stevens County, MN Courthouse and Government Records

Stevens County Courthouse

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

Stevens County, MN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Stevens Co. MN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Stevens Co. MN Cemeteries & Church Records

Stevens Co. MN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Stevens Co. MN General and History Websites

Stevens Co. MN Immigration & Naturalization

Stevens Co. MN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Stevens Co. MN Military Records