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Calhoun County, Michigan

Calhoun County is located in the state of Michigan. The county was established on October 19, 1829, and named after John C. Calhoun, who was at the time Vice President under Andrew Jackson, making it one of Michigan’s “Cabinet counties”. Battle Creek is the largest city in the county, while Marshall is the county seat.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 136,146 people and a total area of 718 square miles, of which 12 square miles is water and 706 square miles is land. Calhoun County borders the following counties: Eaton County to the north, Barry County to the northwest, Jackson County to the east, Kalamazoo County to the west, Hillsdale County to the southeast, Branch County to the south, and St. Joseph County to the southwest.

Anne B. Norlander is the Calhoun County Clerk and Register of Deeds as of 2015.  The office of the Calhoun County Clerk and Register of Deeds is responsible for recording and maintaining all legal documents in the county. In addition, the office is also charged with the responsibility of managing elections in the county.

Records maintained by the office of the county Clerk and Register of Deeds are open to the public and can be accessed by doing  a background check online. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Calhoun County Clerk and Register of Deeds Website. Alternatively, you can submit a written request to the Clerk and Register of Deeds’ office in person during office hours. The written request should contain details of the records you are requesting. The fee schedule for obtaining public records is as indicated below:

  • Real estate records per page             $1.00
  • UCC filing per page             $2.00
  • Fixture filing per page                  $2.00
  • State Tax Lien per page                  $1.00
  • Federal Tax Lien per page                $1.00
  • Plat of record; minimum fee, per page    $2.00
  • Certification of any of the above copies       $1.00
Calhoun, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009151,108
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20099,937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009219
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009552
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009312
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009388
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20096,523
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200918,882
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20095,111
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,244
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200931,587
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009433
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009739
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200916,059
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20093,167
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009257
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,061
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20095,422
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009179
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009685
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,311
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009210
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009231
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,716
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009293
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009320
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200934,303
Calhoun County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Calhoun 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:Calhoun County Marriage License
Location:Calhoun County Clerk, 315 West Green Street, Marshall, Michigan, 49068
Phone:269-781-0730

Calhoun County Clerk Office
County Government Office

Address: 161 E Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, MI 49014, United States
Phone: 269-969-6908

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