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

Keweenaw County, Michigan Overview

The uppermost section of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan is Keweenaw County, which consists of 5,966 square miles, with 91% being water. In fact, only 540 square miles of the county are land. It is the largest county by total area and consists of a large portion of Lake Superior as well as a small island off the coast. It is bordered by Alger County to the east, Houghton County to the south and Thunder Bay District of Ontario to the north. Only 2,191 people lived in the county during the 2013 census. There are 6 zip codes in Keweenaw County: 49901, 49805, 49913, 49918, 49945 and 49950.

Keweenaw County Officials Information

The Keweenaw County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds.
Keweenaw County Clerk: Julie Carlson
5095 4th Street, Eagle River, MI 49950
Phone: 906-337-2229
Fax: 906-337-2253
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk for Keweenaw County is responsible for birth, death and marriage certificates, as well as personal protection orders, military discharge papers, concealed weapons permits and notary public documents. They are also responsible for circuit court filings and divorce records. All of these documents are available for request in person, during normal business hours. Forms are available online to request birth, death or marriage certificates, however none of the records are actually available online.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for the maintenance of documents related to property, both personal and real, and is responsible for deeds, mortgages, liens and leases. These documents are not available online, however they are considered public record and are available for viewing and purchase directly from the office.

The equalization department of Keweenaw County is responsible for ensuring accurate and complete tax assessment practices.
Keweenaw County Equalization Department
5095 4th Street, Eagle River, MI 49950
Phone: 906-337-3471
Fax: 906-337-2253
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The equalization department is responsible for all real and personal property within the county and ensures that all taxing is done accurately, equally and uniformly throughout the county. These records are considered public record and are available for viewing and purchase by in person request. All requests must be made during normal business hours as none of these records are available online.

Keweenaw Court Records Information

Court records are considered public information once the case has ended and all papers have been filed. This means that the records are able to be requested, in person, from the court. These records are not available online though there is information about the services provided by each court as well as the contacts to reach out to for more information.

Keweenaw, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20092,969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009281
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009183
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009419
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009185
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200983
Keweenaw County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Keweenaw 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:Keweenaw County Marriage License
Location:Keweenaw County Clerk, 1 Fourth Street, Eagle River, Michigan, 49924
Phone:906-337-2229

Keweenaw County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 5095 4th Street, Mohawk, MI 49950, United States
Phone: 906-337-2229

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