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Marquette County, Michigan

Marquette County is located in the Upper Peninsula of the state of Michigan. The county was formed on March 9, 1843, and organized in 1851. Marquette County is named after Father Marquette, a Jesuit missionary. Marquette is the largest city in the county and also the county seat; other cities in the county include Ishpeming and Negaunee. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 67,007 people and a total area of 3,425 square miles, of which 1,616 square miles is water and 1,808 square miles is land, making it the largest county in Michigan by land area and 4th largest by total area. Marquette County borders the following counties: Alger County to the east, Delta County to the southeast, Menominee County to the south, Dickinson County to the south,  Iron County to the southwest, Baraga County to the west, Houghton County to the northwest, and Keweenaw County to the north.

The Marquette County Clerk acts as a general secretary to the county. The main responsibilities of the clerk are listed below:

  • Maintenance of public records
  • Clerk of the Marquette County Board of Commissioners
  • Clerk of the circuit court
  • Administrator of elections
  • Passport agent

Some of the records maintained by the office of the clerk include but are not limited to concealed weapons permits, notaries public, vital records (birth, marriage, and death records), contracts approved by the County Board, assumed names, resolutions, Circuit Court files, and minutes.

Records maintained by the office of the clerk can be accessed online by doing a public records search through the Marquette County Clerk Website.  Alternatively, you can visit the office of the clerk in person during office hours; you will be required to present a written request to obtain public records.

Below is the physical address of the Marquette County Clerk’s office:


234 W. Baraga Avenue

Marquette, Michigan  49855

Phone number: (906) 225-8330

Marquette County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Marquette 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:Marquette County Marriage License
Location:Marquette County Clerk, 234 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette, Michigan, 49855

Marquette County Clerk’s Office

Address: 234 W Baraga Ave, Marquette, MI 49855, United States
Phone: (906) 225-8330

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