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

Van Buren County, Michigan Overview

Located on the western border of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, Van Buren County consists of 1,090 square miles, 482 of which is water. It is bordered to the north by Allegan County, the east by Kalamazoo County, the south by Cass County and the west by Lake County, Illinois. Approximately 75,455 people lived in the county during the 2013 census. There are 22 zip codes in Van Buren County: 49010, 49013, 49022, 49026, 49027, 49038, 49043, 49045, 49047, 49055, 49056, 49057, 49009, 49064, 49065, 49067, 49071, 49078, 49079, 49087, 49090 and 49098.

Van Buren County Officials Information

The Van Buren County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.
Van Buren County Clerk: Suzie Roehm
Address: 212 E. Paw Paw St, Paw Paw, MI 49079
Phone: 269-657-8218 ext. 6
Fax: 269-657-8298
Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Closed Legal and County Holidays
The County Clerk for Van Buren County is responsible for maintaining all court files, vital records including births, deaths and marriages, supervising elections, assumed name certificates, notary public applications and concealed weapons permits. These records are not available online, however many of the forms needed to make a request are available online. Further information is available by in person request, during normal business hours.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for all information related to real and personal property within the county of Van Buren. These records are considered public record and therefore can be purchased or viewed from the office by in person request. There is a searchable index available online, however not all information has been updated and much will still need to be requested in person. Parcels are also able to be searched online.

The assessment office for Van Buren County is responsible for assessing the value of all taxable property within the county.
Van Buren County Assessment Office:
219 E. Paw Paw St, Suite 303, Paw Paw, MI 49079-1429
Phone: 269-657-8200
Fax: 269-657-8298
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm
Information from the equalization department includes statistics reports, apportionment reports, millage reductions, summaries and taxpayer reports, which are available by year on the website. Other information must be requested in person from the office.

Van Buren Court Records Information
Court records for Van Buren County are available online, as are the court calendars for Circuit Court, Paw Paw and South Haven. This information is considered public record, however it does require a fee to access and copy any of these documents. Requests can also be made in person, during normal business hours.

Van Buren, MI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200996,825
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,717
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009259
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009572
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009464
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20097,371
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20099,455
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009646
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,131
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009866
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200920,040
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009162
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009557
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200912,361
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,599
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009365
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,085
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20094,361
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009373
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,078
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,604
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009134
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009127
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,673
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009183
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009332
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200918,177

Van Buren County Clerk’s Office

Address: 212 E. Paw Paw Street Paw Paw, MI 49079, USA
Phone: (269) 657-8218 Ext 6

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