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

Manistee County, Michigan Overview

Manistee County is located on the western edge of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula and has 1,281 square miles of area, 58% of which is water. It is also known for its 13 historical markers throughout the county. It is bordered by Benzie County to the north, Wexford County to the east, Mason County to the south and Kewaunee County, Wisconsin to the west. There were 24,450 people living in Manistee County at the time of the 2013 census. There are 14 zip codes in Manistee County: 49613, 49614, 49619, 49625, 49626, 49634, 49638, 49644, 49645, 49660, 49668, 49675, 49683 and 49689.

Manistee County Officials Information

The Manistee County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.

Manistee County Clerk: Jill M. Nowak
Address: 415 3rd St, Manistee, MI 49660
Phone: 231-723-3331
Fax: 231-723-1492
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk for Manistee County is responsible for birth, death and marriage records, as well as military discharges, voter registration, assumed names, personal protection orders, concealed weapons permits and elections information. These records are available by in person request as well as by mail if the forms available online are provided as well. Documents are not available directly online and must be otherwise requested. Fees will be assessed for all documents as well.

The Register of Deeds is responsible for property related documents including deeds, mortgages, liens and leases. These documents are considered public record and are available for purchase directly from the Register of Deeds office. These documents are not available online and there will be fees assessed for any and all documents requested.

The assessment and equalization department of Manistee County is responsible for determining the taxable valuation of all property, real and personal, in the county.

Manistee County Assessment Office:
415 3rd St, Manistee, MI 49660
Phone: 231-723-5957
Fax: 231-398-3531
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm

Manistee County’s equalization office is responsible for survey assessments, taxation amounts, maintaining equal assessments, maintaining assessment and tax rolls, updating tax maps and aerial photo overlays, maintaining tax maps, preparing rollbacks, collecting and compiling millage information and collecting information related to tax rolls. These documents are considered public record and are available upon request but do incur a fee for processing, copies and other necessities.

Manistee Court Records Information

Manistee County court records are not available online but are available to be requested directly from the court system. These records are considered public record in general and are available for purchase at different rates depending on the number of pages, type of documents and even the age of the case itself.

Manistee, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200932,328
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,044
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200989
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009225
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009358
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,706
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009174
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,385
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009559
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,443
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009672
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009174
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009601
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20094,482
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009205
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009364
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009774
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009118
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009601
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,404
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009167
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,091
Manistee County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Manistee 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:Manistee County Marriage License
Location:Manistee County Clerk, 415 3Rd Street, Manistee, Michigan, 49660
Phone:231-723-3331

Manistee County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 415 3rd St, Manistee, MI 49660, United States
Phone: 231-723-3331

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