Lookup Public Records in Alger CountyMichigan. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Alger County, Michigan Overview

Alger County is located in the northern region of the upper peninsula in the state of Michigan. Consisting of approximately 5,048 square miles, approximately 4,133 square miles (or 82%) of the county is comprised of water. Adjacent to Luce county to the east, Delta County to the South, Marquette County to the west and the Thunder Bay District of Ontario Canada to the North, the area had approximately 9,522 people as of the 2013 census. Alger has only one zip code, 48610, for the less than 10,000 people who live there.

Alger County Officials Information

In Alger County there is one person who serves as both the County Clerk and the Register of Deeds, keeping track of all important documents within the county.

Alger County Clerk: Mary Ann Froberg
Alger County Courthouse
101 Court Street, Munising, MI 49862
Phone: 906-387-3879
Fax: 906-387-2688

The clerk’s office keeps track of all birth and death records as well as concealed weapon permits, marriage licenses, notary public records, veteran discharge records, circuit court records, assumed business names, passports and voter registration records. She is also the Chief Election Officer within the county. Under her position as Register of Deeds she is also responsible for filing official documents related to real property.
Nearly all records that are controlled, filed and maintained within the County Clerk’s office and the office of the Register of Deeds are public record and can be requested in person during normal business hours at the office. There is currently no way of ordering these documents online from Alger County.

The Alger County Assessment Department is known as the Equalization Department and this department is responsible for developing a true cash value for all properties that are located within its jurisdiction. This includes all properties within the county.

Alger County Assessment Office:

101 Court Street, Munising, Michigan 49862
Phone: 906-387-2567
Fax: 906-387-7047

For any needs from the equalization office you must visit the office in person or call during normal business hours to place an order for specific information as the website is not created with the capability of providing this information online. The exception to this are millage rates from 2013 – 2017. A link to specific assessors are also found on this page for more information and to contact them.

Alger Court Records Information

Court records are not currently available online from the Alger County Court website, though this may be updated in the future as they are currently undergoing some changes and updates to their website. Forms are available on this page, however, for things like garnishment, landlord/tenant and small claims. There are also some FAQ sections here to provide answers to some questions that you may have when interacting with the district court (the circuit court page is currently entirely unavailable due to website updates).

Alger, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200911,215
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009188
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009180
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,325
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009400
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,072
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009295
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009151
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009769
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009168
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009205
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009458
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009900
Alger County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Alger County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage License – Ch. 551, 551.101 – 551.111 and Barring of dower; antenuptial pecuniary provisions – Ch. 558, §558.16
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Alger County Marriage License
Location:Alger County Clerk, 101 Court Street, Munising, Michigan, 49862
Phone:906-387-2076

Alger County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 100 Court St, Munising, MI 49862, United States
Phone: 906-387-2076

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