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

Mackinac County, Michigan Overview

Located at the southern border of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Mackinac County is approximately 2,101 square miles, just over half of which is water (1,079 square miles). It is bordered to the south by Cheboygan and Emmet Counties, the west by Schoolcraft County and the north by Chippewa and Luce Counties. Approximately 11,061 people lived in the county during the 2013 census. There are 15 zip codes in Mackinac County: 49719, 49820, 49827, 49836, 49838, 49745, 49757, 49853, 49760, 49762, 49774, 49775, 49780, 49781 and 49793.

Mackinac County Officials Information

The Mackinac County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.
Mackinac County Clerk: Lori Johnston
Address: 100 S Marley Rm. 10, St. Ignace, MI 49781
Phone: 906-643-7300
Fax: 906-643-7302
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk for Mackinac County provides information about military discharges, notary public information, circuit court and family court filings, personal protection orders, concealed weapons permits, birth and death certificates, marriage and divorce records, business registrations and election records. These documents are available by in person request, during normal business hours. Forms to request birth records, DBA applications and dissolution applications and Freedom of Information Act forms are available on the website but must be turned in, in person as no records are available online..
The Register of Deeds for Mackinac County is responsible for warranty deeds, quit claim deeds, mortgages, liens, oil and gas leases and releases. They are also responsible for any additional property related documents pertaining to real and personal property within the county. These documents are considered public record and are available to the public once they have been recorded. These documents are available in person but are not available online.

The Mackinac County equalization department is responsible for the property tax information related to all properties within the county.

Mackinac County Assessment Office:

100 S Marley Rm. 115, St. Ignace, MI 49731
Phone: 906-643-7310
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
The equalization department offers reports and millage information online, as well as GIS maps, property and tax searches, land division information and plat books. Other information can be requested directly from the department, by in person request, during normal business hours. Information is considered public record but does have fees attached.

Mackinac Court Records Information

Mackinac County court records are not available online for search but are available by request directly from the court or County Clerk. Most court records are considered public record and can be purchased and viewed with fees varying depending on the length and degree of documents required to be compiled.

Mackinac, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200914,090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009522
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009263
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,271
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009122
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,142
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009254
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,720
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,356
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009290
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009159
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009822
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009220
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009334
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009503
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009273
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,624
Mackinac County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Mackinac 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:Mackinac County Marriage License
Location:Mackinac County Clerk, 100 Marley Street, St. Ignace, Michigan, 49781
Phone:906-643-7300

Mackinac County Clerk’s Office

Address: 100 S Marley St #10, St Ignace, MI 49781, United States
Phone: 906-643-7300

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