Lookup Public Records in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Grand Traverse County, Michigan
Grand Traverse County is located in the state of Michigan. The county was formed on April 7, 1851. The name of the county was derived from a French phrase meaning “long crossing”, and the county is so named because it is situated at the Grand Traverse Bay. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 86,986 people and a total area of 601 square miles, of which 137 square miles is water and 464 square miles is land. Grand Traverse County borders the following counties: Antrim County to the northeast, Kalkaska County to the east, Wexford County to the south, Benzie County to the west, Leelanau County to the northwest, and Manistee County to the southwest.
The Grand Traverse County Clerk is elected for a 4-year term and is responsible for recording and maintaining all public records in the county. Some of the records maintained by the office of the clerk include but are not limited to vital records (birth records, marriage records, and death records), military discharge papers, assumed names, and co-partnerships. The office also is responsible for issuing and filing marriage licenses. In addition, the office of the clerk processes concealed pistol licenses, notary bonds, and veteran’s peddler permits.
Records maintained by the office of the clerk can be accessed by doing a background check online or by visiting the office of the clerk in person. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Grand Traverse County Clerk Website. When obtaining records in person, you will be required to present a written request to the clerk’s office. The request should contain as much detailed information as possible relating to the records you wish to find. The fee schedule is the same as when obtaining public records online. Below is the physical address of the Grand Traverse County Clerk:
400 Boardman Avenue
Traverse City, Michigan 49684
Phone number: 231-922-4700
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Grand Traverse County Clerk’s Office
Address: 400 Boardman Ave, Traverse City, MI 49684, United States