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

Clearwater County, Minnesota Overview

Clearwater County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1902 and named after Clearwater River and lake, both features located in the state. The county seat is Bagley. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 8,838 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,030 square miles of which 999 square miles is land and 31 square miles is water. Clearwater County borders the following counties: Beltrami County to the northeast; Hubbard County to the southeast; Becker County to the south; Mahnomen County to the southwest; Polk County to the northwest and Pennington County to the northwest. Clearwater County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 56621, 56634, 56644, 56652, 56557, 56470, 56671, 56676, 56678 and 56589. The most populated zip code is 56621.

Clearwater County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder’s primary responsibility is to record and maintain permanent public records involving a wide variety of instruments pertaining to real estate, birth, death, marriage, notary public, abstracting, track index searches, owner’s and encumbrance reports, state and federal tax liens, and military discharges. The Recorder’s Office acts as an agency for Minnesota Public Safety and issues and renews Minnesota drivers’ licenses and Minnesota identification cards. All records maintained at the recorder’s office can be viewed online through LandShark. LandShark enables the public to access certain County databases and electronic data compilations.

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

Second Floor
213 Main Avenue North, Dept. 207
Bagley, MN 56621-8304
Email: brenda.knable@co.clearwater.mn.us
Phone: (218) 694-6129
Fax: (218) 694-6179
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Brenda Knable is the Clearwater County Recorder. She can be contacted at (218) 694-6129 or emailed at brenda.knable@co.clearwater.mn.us

Clearwater County Recorder’s Office Staffs:

Amie Willborg, Abstracting Clerk

Janet Fredrickson, Deputy Recorder
Email: janet.fredrickson@co.clearwater.mn.us

Rodney Knutson, Abstracting Clerk
Email: rodney.knutson@co.clearwater.mn.us

Wendy Iverson, Recorder-Clerk
Email: wendy.iverson@co.clearwater.mn.us

Clearwater County Assessor’s Office Information

The primary responsibility of the County Assessor’s Office is the valuation and classification of all taxable real and personal property within the county for property tax purposes according to Minnesota Statutes and Minnesota Department of Revenue Policies. Property valuations are carried out on recent sales, and classifications are based upon the use of the property. The Assessor’s Office is also responsible for the assessment process, prepares land ownership maps and maintains files on all real estate sales.

The physical address of the Clearwater County Assessor’s Office is:

Second Floor
213 Main Avenue North, Dept. 203
Bagley, MN 56621-8304
Email: jamie.freeman@co.clearwater.mn.us
Phone: (218) 694-6260
Fax: (218) 694-6244
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Jamie Freeman is the Clearwater County Assessor. He can be contacted at (218) 694-6260 or emailed at jamie.freeman@co.clearwater.mn.us

Clearwater County Assessor’s Office Staffs:

Eric Beier, Deputy Assessor
Email: eric.beier@co.clearwater.mn.us

Merry Charles, Senior Assessor Clerk
Email: merry.charles@co.clearwater.mn.us

Clearwater County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Clearwater 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:Clearwater County Marriage License
Location:Clearwater County Recorder, 213 Main Ave North, Bagley, Minnesota, 56621

Clearwater County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 213 Main Ave N #207, Bagley, MN 56621, United States
Phone: 218-694-6129

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