Lookup Public Records in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Kalamazoo County, Michigan
Kalamazoo County is located in the state of Michigan. The county was formed on May 7, 1830; the name if the county purportedly means “the mirage or reflecting river”, and the original Indian name was “Kikalamazoo”. The village of Kalamazoo (then known as Bronson) was made the county seat in 1831. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 250,331 and a total area of 580 square miles, of which 19 square miles is water and 562 square miles is land. Kalamazoo County borders the following counties: Barry County to the northeast, Allegan County to the northwest, Calhoun County to the east, Van Buren County to the west, Branch County to the southeast, St. Joseph County to the south, and Cass County to the southwest.
The Kalamazoo County Clerk/Register Office is the official recorder of the county. The Clerk/Register’s office maintains the following records: land records (deeds, mortgages, liens, and many others) for Kalamazoo County, some of which date back to 1831, and vital records (birth, death, marriage, military discharges, notary public commissions, business names, and concealed weapons permits). In addition, the Clerk/Register Office administers all elections held in Kalamazoo County.
Records maintained by the Clerk/Register Office can be accessed by doing a background check online or by visiting the office of the Clerk/Register in person during office hours. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Kalamazoo County Clerk/Register Website. Recorded documents that are available online are documents starting June 1, 1985; images starting November 30, 1993; and imaged land corners starting July 16, 1971. Alternatively, you can obtain public records by presenting a written request to the office of the clerk/register. On the request, include as much detailed information as possible relating to the records you are requesting.
Below is the physical address of the Kalamazoo County Clerk/Register Office:
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave.
Kalamazoo MI 49007
Phone number: 269-383-8970
|Kalamazoo County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Kalamazoo 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:||Kalamazoo County Marriage License|
|Location:||Kalamazoo County Clerk, 201 West Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49007|