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

Iron County, Michigan Overview

Located along the southern border of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Iron County has approximately 1,211 square miles, with only 45 of those being water. This county was taken partially from Marquette and partially from Menominee Counties. It is bordered to the north by Houghton County and Baraga County, the east by Dickinson County, the south by Forest County, Wisconsin and the west by Gogebic County. It is also located on Lake Michigan. Iron County boasted 11,516 people during the 2013 census. There are 9 zip codes in Iron County: 49902, 49903, 49915, 49920, 49927, 49935, 54554, 49879 and 49957

Iron County Officials Information

The Iron County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds.
Iron County Clerk: Joetta Greig
2 S. Sixth Street, Suite 9, Crystal Falls, MI 49920
Phone: 906-875-3221
Fax: 906-875-0125
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4 pm
Closed Legal and County Holidays
The duties of the County Clerk are to maintain and record all documents related to births, deaths, marriages and divorces as well as military discharges, personal protection orders, concealed weapons permits, elections, circuit court filings and notary public requirements. These records can be requested in person, during normal business hours, but are not available online. Many of the forms in order to receive these documents are available online however, such as a request for certified copies of a birth or death record.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for all documents related to property within the county. This includes deeds, mortgages, liens and leases related to both real and personal property. These documents and records are generally considered public record and are available for viewing and purchase directly from the office. These documents are not available online though the fee schedule for many of them is available.

The equalization department of Iron County is responsible for maintaining taxable rates related to the property located within the county.
Iron County Assessor’s Office
2 South Sixth Street, Suite 13, Crystal Falls, MI 49920
Phone: 906-875-6502
Fax: 906-875-3459
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm
This office maintains assessment tax rolls, updates tax maps, prepares rollbacks, collects and compiles millage information and prints and compiles tax rolls and bills. The assessment or equalization office keeps track of public records and therefore these documents can be requested in person, during normal business hours. These records are not available online, with the exception of the statewide subdivision plat maps and millage rates for each year.

Iron Court Records Information
Iron County does not have court records available online though these records are considered public record once they have been filed and recorded. This means they can be requested by the general public and are available for copying or purchasing as well. The cost of documents or files will depend on size of the file as well as the effort required to compile the information. Records can be requested, in person, during normal business hours.

Iron, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200916,480
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009364
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009127
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009122
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009215
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,323
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009336
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,907
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,003
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,620
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009390
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,706
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200999
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009254
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,782
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009787
Iron County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Iron 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:Iron County Marriage License
Location:Iron County Clerk, 2 South 6Th Street, Crystal Falls, Michigan, 49920
Phone:906-875-3221

Iron County Register of Deeds
County Government Office

Address: 2 S 6th St #11, Crystal Falls, MI 49920, United States
Phone: 906-875-0633

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