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

Hillsdale County, Michigan Overview

Hillsdale is located along the southern border of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. It is comprised of approximately 607 square miles with 8.9 of that being water. Named for the style of terrain common in the county, it is bordered on the north by Jackson and Calhoun Counties, to the east by Lenawee County, to the west by Branch County and to the south by Williams County, Ohio. Approximately 46,101 people lived in the county during the 2013 census. There are 18 zip codes in Hillsdale County: 49220, 49227, 49232, 49233, 49242, 49246, 49247, 49249, 49250, 49252, 49255, 49262, 49266, 49271, 49082, 49274, 49282 and 49288.

Hillsdale County Officials Information

The Hillsdale County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.

Hillsdale County Clerk: Marney Kast
29 N. Howell Street, Room 1 Hillsdale, MI 49242
Phone: 517-437-3391
Fax: 517-437-3392
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5 pm
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk for Hillsdale County keeps records of birth certificates, death certificates, marriage and divorce records and notary public information, election results and financial summaries. Many of these records are available online, including requests for birth and death certificates and records related to marriage and divorce. Other information is available by in person request, during normal business hours.

The Register of Deeds for Hillsdale County is responsible for all information related to real and personal property within the county. They are responsible for plat information as well as liens, quit claim deeds, warranty deeds, oil & gas leases and transfers. This information is considered public record and is available via in person request, with some of the information available online through one of three different portals.

The equalization department for Hillsdale County is responsible for fair and accurate taxing and financial recording related to property owned within the county.

Hillsdale Assessment Office

29 N Howell Street, Room 12 Hillsdale, MI 49242
Phone: 517-439-9166
Fax: 517-439-9502

Documents requested from the equalization office must be requested in person, during normal business hours. There is a GIS information system and map available online, however all other information must be requested directly. Much of this information is considered public record.

Hillsdale Court Records Information

Court records for Hillsdale County are not available online, however much of these records is considered public record. This means that they can be requested in person, during normal business hours, and can be copied or viewed, though there is generally a fee related to this.

Hillsdale County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Hillsdale 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:Hillsdale County Marriage License
Location:Hillsdale County Clerk, 29 North Howell Street, Hillsdale, Michigan, 49242

Hillsdale County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 29 N Howell St # 1, Hillsdale, MI 49242, United States
Phone: 517-437-3391

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