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

Benton County, Minnesota Overview

Benton County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1849 and named after Thomas Hart Benton, a former United States Senator from Missouri (1821-1851). The county seat is Foley. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 39,214 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 413 square miles of which 408 square miles is land and 4.8 square miles is water. Benton County borders the following counties: Mille Lacs County to the northeast; Sherburne County to the southeast; Stearns County to the southwest and Morrison County to the northwest. Benton County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 56329, 56330, 56357, 55371, 56367, 56373, 56304, 56377 and 56379. The most populated zip code is 56379.

Benton County Recorder’s Office Information

The Benton County Recorder’s office records, indexes, maintain and display records of legal documents for all real estate records in Benton County. The Recorder’s Office records and maintains copies of military discharges, state and federal tax liens as well as birth, death and marriage records. The office also registers notary signatures and issues marriage certificates. The public are requested to visit the recorder’s office no later than 4 p.m. when applying for marriage certificates as there is a plenty of paperwork to be completed. Benton County no longer processes passports, for passport inquiries please visit the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs website.

Benton County Recorder’s Office Website:

The mailing address of the Benton County Recorder’s Office is:

P.O. Box 129,
Foley, MN 56329

The physical address of the Benton County Recorder’s Office is:

531 Dewey Street,
Foley, MN 56329
Email: ckantor@co.benton.mn.us
Phone: (320) 968-5037
Fax: (320) 968-5306
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cheryl Kantor is the Benton County Recorder. She can be contacted at (320) 968-5037 or emailed at ckantor@co.benton.mn.us

Benton County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Benton 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:Benton County Marriage License
Location:Benton County Recorder, 531 Dewey Street, Foley, Minnesota, 56329

Benton County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 531 Dewey St, Foley, MN 56329, United States
Phone: 320-968-5037

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