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

Grant County, Minnesota Overview

Grant County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1868 and named after Ulysses S. Grant, the eighteenth president of the United States (1869-1877). The county seat is Elbow Lake. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 5,989 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 575 square miles of which 548 square miles is land and 27 square miles is water. Grant County borders the following counties: Otter Tail County to the north; Douglas County to the east; Pope County to the southeast; Stevens County to the south; Traverse County to the southwest and Wilkin County to the northwest. Grant County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 56309, 56311, 56531, 56248, 56339, 56343, 56565, 56274 and 56590. The most populated zip code is 56531.

Grant County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder is an elected position and is the custodian of all records pertaining to real estate, uniform commercial code, marriages, notary public registration, minister’s credentials, military discharge records and other miscellaneous records. The County Recorder is responsible for recording, filing, and safekeeping of various legal documents relating to Grant County. This office is also the Passport Agent for the U.S. Department of State. Most documents are public and can be viewed upon request.

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

10 2nd St. NE
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
Email: recorder@co.grant.mn.us
Phone: (218) 685-8255
Fax: (218) 685-4178
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Diann Giese is the Grant County Recorder. She can be contacted at (218) 685-8255 or emailed at recorder@co.grant.mn.us

Grant County Recorder’s Office Staffs:

HollyJo W, Deputy Recorder
Phone: (218) 685-8255

Barb F, Deputy Recorder
Phone: (218) 685-8255

Grant County Assessor’s Office Information

The Assessor’s Office is responsible for maintaining the estimated market value and classification of all taxable real and personal property within the Grant County for property tax purposes. The office values all of the tax-exempt properties in the County every 6th year. Values and classifications of properties are established as of January 2 of each year. Other responsibilities of the Grant County Assessor’s Office is conducting property tax splits, property ownership splits and combinations, transfer of ownership on tax records, maintaining records of previous years estimates of values, maintaining property descriptions, taxpayer addresses, property addresses, and processing all Certificates of Real Estate Values.

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

10 2nd St. NE
Elbow Lake, MN 56531
Email: assessor@co.grant.mn.us
Phone: (218) 685-8232
Fax: (218) 685-5346
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Karl Lindquist is the Grant County Assessor. He can be contacted at (218) 685-8232 or emailed at assessor@co.grant.mn.us

Grant, MN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20098,182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009173
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009105
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009179
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009269
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009221
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,645
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009483
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,196
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009270
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200961
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009813
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009226
Grant County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Grant 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:Grant County Marriage License
Location:Grant County Recorder, 10 2Nd Street Ne, Elbow Lake, Minnesota, 56531
Phone:218-685-4133

Grant County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 10 2nd Ave NE, Elbow Lake, MN 56531, United States
Phone: 218-685-4133

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