Lookup Public Records in Kalamazoo CountyMichigan. 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, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009308,360
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200912,266
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,127
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,483
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091,090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200930,705
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200934,559
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092,922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200910,720
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20093,306
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200959,833
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20092,052
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200933,196
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20098,615
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009754
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,538
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200914,964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200996
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,233
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20094,156
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20097,700
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009456
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20091,234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20094,530
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009730
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009653
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,657
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200954,914
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
Phone:269-383-8840

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