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

Muskegon County, Michigan

Muskegon County is located in the state of Michigan. The county was formed in 1859 and named after the Muskegon River, which runs through it, empties into Muskegon Lake, and subsequently flows into Lake Michigan. Muskegon is the largest city in the county and also the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 172,188 people and a total area of 1,460 square miles, of which 961 square miles is water and 499 square miles is land. Muskegon County borders the following counties: Oceana County to the north; Newaygo County to the northeast; Kent County to the east; Ottawa County to the east and south; Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, to the southwest; and Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, to the west.

The Muskegon County Register of Deeds is responsible for maintaining legal documents relating to land records in the county. Some of the records maintained by the office of the Register of Deeds include but are not limited to plats, land contracts, condominiums, deeds, mortgages, liens, surveys, financing statements, related documents, and other miscellaneous real estate documents. In addition, the office of the Register of Deeds is responsible for collecting Real Estate Transfer Tax for the State of Michigan and the county.

Records maintained by the Register of Deeds can be accessed through the Record Search Index at the Muskegon County Register of Deeds Website.   Information contained on the website dates back to 1849, and information is updated daily.  For official Certified Copies of documents, you will have to visit the Register of Deeds office in person during office hours. You will be required to present a written request to the office. On the request, include as much detailed information as possible relating to the records you are requesting.

Below is the physical address of the Muskegon County Register of Deeds office:

Muskegon County South Campus Complex

173 E. Apple Avenue, Suite 301

Muskegon, Michigan 49442

Muskegon, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009208,503
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20097,791
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009378
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009373
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,279
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091,394
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200918,729
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200916,563
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,075
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20099,909
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20093,150
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200940,051
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009580
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,579
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200920,071
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20095,057
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009709
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,579
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200912,504
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009574
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,173
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,586
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009824
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009352
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20097,604
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009422
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009340
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009596
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200944,183
Muskegon County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Muskegon 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:Muskegon County Marriage License
Location:Muskegon County Clerk, 990 Terrace Street, 1St Floor, Muskegon, Michigan, 49442
Phone:231-724-6221

Muskegon County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 990 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49440, United States
Phone: 231-724-6221

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