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

Charlevoix County, Michigan Overview

Located at the northern and western edge of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, Charlevoix County features approximately 26,129 people as of the 2013 census. With 1,390 square miles total, the county is approximately 70% water, with only 416 square miles of land. Surrounded by Emmet County to the north and Antrim County to the south, Charlevoix is a very big historical site and boarders Lake Michigan to the west. There are 10 different zip codes in Charlevoix, which include, 49782, 49712, 49713, 49720, 49727, 49729, 49730, 49770, 49795 and 49796.

Charlevoix County Officials Information

The Charlevoix County Clerk is also the Court Clerk and is considered the official record keeper for the entire county.

Charlevoix County Clerk: Cheryl Potter Browe
203 Antrim St., Charlevoix, MI 49720
Phone: 231-547-7200
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-548-9157
Fax: 231-547-7217
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

Closed Legal and County Holidays

County accounting records, birth, marriage and death records, military discharges, concealed pistol permits, payroll and employee benefits, election administration and circuit court records are all available through the County Clerk’s office. Documents are available for purchase through the county’s ‘Documents on Demand’ portal or are available by in person request at the office, during normal business hours.

The Register of Deeds is responsible for any and all legal instruments that are related to encumbrances of property or transfer of property that occur within the city limits. These include, but are not limited to, mortgages, assignments and discharges of mortgages, liens, surveys, probate orders, master deeds, plats, quit claim deeds, warranty deeds and tax and sheriff deeds. The majority of these records are considered public record and are therefore available by in person request or through the ‘Documents on Demand’ portal.

The Equalization Department for Charlevoix County is tasked with reviewing real as well as personal property assessments to make sure that they have been conducted properly and that they are assessed at the correct value. They are also responsible for assigning parcel identification numbers as well as 911 addresses, and maintaining legal descriptions and ownership records.

Charlevoix County Assessment Office:

301 State Street, Charlevoix, MI 49720
Phone: 231-547-7230
Fax: 231-547-7232
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Closed Legal and County Holidays

Documents can be requested from the Equalization Department by an in person request, during normal business hours or through the ‘Documents on Demand’ portal, which has access to all public records through Charlevoix County.

Charlevoix Court Records Information

If you are in need of any court records you can find them in the Documents on Demand portal that is run through the Charlevoix County website. This page offers information on court records, equalization documents, County Clerk records and much more. These documents are available for purchase and not all court records are considered public record. These records can also be requested in person at the office of the County Clerk, during normal business hours.

Charlevoix, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200933,133
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,086
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009140
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009446
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009149
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,868
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,891
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009155
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,753
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009650
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,772
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009186
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009507
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092,293
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009539
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,028
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009617
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009140
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009144
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009198
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,994
Charlevoix County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Charlevoix 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:Charlevoix County Marriage License
Location:Charlevoix County Clerk, 203 Antrin, Charlevoix, Michigan, 49720
Phone:231-547-7200

Charlevoix County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 203 Antrim St, Charlevoix, MI 49720, United States
Phone: 231-547-7200

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