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

Chippewa County, Michigan Overview

Located on the northern coast of the Upper Peninsula, Chippewa County has a total of 2,698 square miles, with approximately 42% comprised of water. The second-largest county in Michigan according to land area, it’s also the fifth-largest by total area all around. You’ll find Manitoulin District, Ontario, Canada to the east, Mackinac County to the south and Luce County to the west. There are approximately 38,696 people as of the 2013 census, but there’s a whole lot more to this country you’ll want to experience yourself. There are 15 different zip codes in Chippewa County, including: 49710, 49715, 49724, 49725, 49726, 49728, 49736, 49748, 49788, 49752, 49768, 49774, 49780, 49783 and 49793.

Chippewa County Officials Information

The County Clerk in Chippewa County serves as the Court Clerk as well.

County Clerk: Cathy Maleport
319 Court Street, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-635-6300
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk is responsible for birth, death and marriage records as well as all marriage license applications, notary public information, concealed weapons license applications, military discharge papers, divorce packets, DBA’s and genealogy information, as well as any requests for court information. Most of this information is considered public record and is therefore available for request, copying and more. These require a fee, however, which is varied depending on the specific type of record as well as the number of pages in that record.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for recording information related to documents related to land and property within the county. These documents are considered to be public record as soon as they have been recorded and that means anyone can request them and copy them for a fee. Requests can be made in person, with the Register of Deeds, but are not available online.

The Equalization Department of Chippewa County is the assessment department and is responsible for properties throughout the county.

319 Court Street, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Phone: 906-635-6304
Fax: 906-635-6372
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Closed Legal and County Holidays

Getting any information from the Equalization Office requires you to visit during normal business hours aside from a set type of additional information. For example, a parcel search can be found online as well as Ortho imagery, city number lists, parcel number information and township number lists. You’ll also be able to find information about taxes, fee schedules and questions that you may have about personal property and the forms to request information.

Chippewa Court Records Information

Court records are available from the county clerk for $1 per page for regular copies or $10 for the first page of a certified copy and $1 per page after that. Pages can be requested and paid in person during normal business hours or they can be paid directly on the website Record request forms must also be completed and can be either faxed or emailed in order to get the information, though this costs an additional fee.

Chippewa, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200948,340
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,441
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009344
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009127
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009157
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,368
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20094,654
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,487
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009816
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,993
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009236
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009116
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,855
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009630
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092,511
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200997
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009178
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,076
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,326
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009411
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009165
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200910,333
Chippewa County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Chippewa 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:Chippewa County Marriage License
Location:Chippewa County Clerk, 319 Court Street, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, 49783
Phone:906-635-6300

Chippewa County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 319 Court St #8, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, United States
Phone: 906-635-6300

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