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

Freeborn County, Minnesota Overview

Freeborn County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1855 and named after William S. Freeborn, a member of the Territorial Legislature. The county seat is Albert Lea. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 30,948 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 722 square miles of which 707 square miles is land and 15 square miles is water. Freeborn County borders the following counties: Steele County to the northeast; Mower County to the east; Worth County, Iowa to the south; Winnebago County, Iowa to the southwest; Faribault County to the west and Waseca County to the northwest. Freeborn County has 18 zip codes. The zip codes are 56007, 56009, 55912, 55917, 56016, 56020, 56026, 56029, 56032, 56035, 56036, 56042, 56043, 56045, 55953, 56072, 56089 and 56097. The most populated zip code is 56007.

Freeborn County Recorder’s Office Information

The Freeborn County Recorder’s Office is responsible for processing, recording and indexing real estate documents such as deeds, mortgages, releases, contract for deeds, mechanic liens, state and federal tax liens, and plats of land, issuance of vital records (birth/death certificates and marriage licenses), and recording of notary public commissions and letters of ordination.

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

P.O. Box 1147
Albert Lea, MN 56007

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

411 S Broadway
Albert Lea, MN 56007
Email: kelly.callahan@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 377-5130
Fax: (507) 377-5265
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Kelly Callahan is the Freeborn County Recorder. He can be contacted at (507) 377-5130 or emailed at kelly.callahan@co.freeborn.mn.us

Freeborn County Recorder’s Office Staffs:

Heather Bagley, Deputy Recorder
Email: heather.bagley@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 377-5130

Nancy Hoium, Deputy Recorder
Email: nancy.hoium@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 377-5130

Cathy Wittmer, Deputy Recorder
Email: cathy.wittmer@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 377-5130

Kayla Bremer, Deputy Recorder
Email: kayla.bremer@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 377-5130

Freeborn County Assessor’s Office Information

The primary responsibility of the Freeborn County Assessor’s Office is the valuation and classification of all real and taxable personal property within the county for property tax purposes. The Assessor’s Office also maintains property data on all parcels.

The mailing address of the Freeborn County Assessor’s Office is:

P.O. Box 1147
Albert Lea, MN 56007

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

411 S. Broadway
Albert Lea, MN 56007
Email: ryan.rasmusson@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 377-5176
Fax: (507) 377-5259
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ryan Rasmusson is the Freeborn County Assessor. He can be contacted at (507) 377-5176 or emailed at ryan.rasmusson@co.freeborn.mn.us

Freeborn County Assessor’s Office Staffs:

Kara Bendickson, Office Support Specialist, Sr.
Email: kara.bendickson@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 373-5176

Stephanie Gordon, Appraiser
Email: stephanie.gordon@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 377-5176

Jaci Koeppen, Appraiser
Email: jaci.koeppen@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 377-5176

Nichole, Staehling, Appraiser
Email: nichole.staehling@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 377-5176

Jeremy Zierden, Appraiser
Email: jeremy.zierden@co.freeborn.mn.us
Phone: (507) 377-5176

Freeborn, MN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200941,412
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009887
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20092,455
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,622
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009758
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009143
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200911,724
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,659
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009172
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200911,718
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009652
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009218
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009377
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009238
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,187
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200961
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,278
Freeborn County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Freeborn 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:Freeborn County Marriage License
Location:Freeborn County Recorder, 411 South Broadway, Albert Lea, Minnesota, 56007
Phone:507-377-5130

Freeborn County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 411 S Broadway Ave, Albert Lea, MN 56007, United States
Phone: 507-377-5130

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