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

Allegan County, Michigan

Allegan County is located in the state of Michigan. The boundaries of the county were created by the legislature in 1831, but the county was not organized until it was 1835. The county’s name was coined by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft to sound like a Native American word. Holland is the largest city in the county, while Allegan is the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 111,408 people and a total area of 1,833 square miles, of which 1,008 square miles is water and 825 square miles is land. Allegan County borders the following counties: Ottawa County to the north; Kent County to the northeast; Barry County to the east; Kalamazoo County to the southeast; Van Buren County to the south; Lake County, Illinois, to the southwest; Kenosha County, Wisconsin, to the west; and Racine County, Wisconsin, to the northwest.

The Allegan County Register of Deeds Office is the official center for all recorded documents relating to land transactions in the county. Records maintained at the Register of Deeds Office include but are not limited to deeds, mortgages, liens and lease agreements. When documents are presented to the office for recording, they are recorded in a book, called a “liber”, which is stamped on the deed or document. The original copy is they mailed back to the owner. A copy or image of the document is then duplicated as a permanent record. After a document is recorded, it becomes a public record, which can be reviewed or copied by the public.

Records that are maintained by the Register of Deeds can be accessed by visiting the Register of Deeds’ office at 113 Chestnut Street, Allegan, MI 49010, during office hours (Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m – 4:00p.m.). You will be required to present a written request with the details of the records you are requesting. For more information relating to public records, visit the Allegan County Register of Deeds Website.

Allegan, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009130,869
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009215
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009281
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009525
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009501
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200926,943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200912,034
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009962
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20094,148
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,145
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200926,442
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009315
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009881
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200912,150
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,409
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009402
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009816
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20096,284
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009524
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,394
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,048
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009187
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,893
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009242
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009180
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009501
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200917,917
Allegan County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Allegan 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:Allegan County Marriage License
Location:Allegan County Clerk, 113 Chestnut Street, Allegan, Michigan, 49010
Phone:269-673-0450

Allegan County Register of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 113 Chestnut St, Allegan, MI 49010, United States
Phone: 269-673-0390

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