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

Ogemaw County, Michigan Overview

Ogemaw County is located near the central portion of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, with 575 square miles of total area and only 11 of those being water. It is bordered by Oscoda County to the north, Iosco County to the east, Roscommon County to the west and Arenac and Gladwin Counties to the south. There were approximately 21,234 people in the county at the time of the 2013 census. There are 8 zip codes in Ogemaw County, including: 48610, 48624, 48739, 49635, 48756, 48654, 48761 and 48661.

Ogemaw County Officials Information

The Ogemaw County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.

Ogemaw County Clerk: Gary Klacking
Address: 806 West Houghton Avenue Suite 101, West Branch, MI 48661
Phone: 989-345-0215
Fax: 989-345-2223
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk for Ogemaw County is responsible for vital records such as marriage, death and birth records. They are also responsible for military discharges, personal protection orders, concealed weapons permits, voter registration, assumed names, circuit court documentation and fees and election information. These documents are available to request in person, with forms for the requests available online. There is a fee associated with requests for this type of information.

The Register of Deeds is responsible for warranties, deeds, mortgages, liens, leases and other property related documentation. These are considered public record and can be requested in person for general use. The documents do have fees associated and are not available online. Many forms and some information related to different forms however are available online.

The assessment office for Ogemaw County is responsible for determining taxable valuations related to all personal and real property in the county.

Ogemaw County Assessment Office:

806 West Houghton Avenue Suite 105, West Branch, MI 48661
Phone: 906-345-0328
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

The assessment department handles all documents related to property including property lines, owners and descriptions. It is also responsible for determining how taxable valuations will be calculated in line with market values and for maintaining assessment and tax rolls as well as surveys and information related to parcels and plats. Reports as well as property taxes can be searched online, as can the GIS information, land divisions, and assessor and taxpayer forms. This information can also be requested directly from the office as these documents are considered public record. There are fees involved in the process however.

Ogemaw Court Records Information

Court records from Ogemaw County are not available online and must be requested in person, from the court. These records are available for a fee, which varies based on the specific documents requested. Most records are considered public record and available to be purchased, however there may be some that are not.

Ogemaw, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200927,006
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,428
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200989
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009118
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009901
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,142
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,952
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20096,907
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009264
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,974
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009675
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,690
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009103
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009532
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009770
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009430
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200985
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,930
Ogemaw County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Ogemaw 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:Ogemaw County Marriage License
Location:Ogemaw County Clerk, 806 West Houghton, West Branch, Michigan, 48661
Phone:517-345-0215

Ogemaw County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 806 W Houghton Ave # 101, West Branch, MI 48661, United States
Phone: 989-345-0215

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