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

Itasca County, Minnesota Overview

Itasca County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1849 and named after Lake Itasca, source of the Mississippi River. The county seat is Grand Rapids. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 45,564 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,928 square miles of which 2,668 square miles is land and 260 square miles is water. Itasca County borders the following counties: Koochiching County to the north; Saint Louis County to the east; Aitkin County to the south; Cass County to the southwest and Beltrami County to the west. Itasca County has 30 zip codes. The zip codes are 56628, 56630, 55709, 55716, 55721, 55722, 55723, 56636, 56639, 55736, 55742, 55744, 55746, 55748, 55752, 55753, 55764, 56657, 56659, 55769, 56661, 55775, 55781, 56680, 56681, 55784, 55786, 56637, 55793 and 56688. The most populated zip code is 55744.

Itasca County Recorder’s Office Information

The Itasca County Recorder’s Office is responsible for the recording, review and safekeeping of various types of legal documents or instruments that is important for the county. These documents include deeds, contracts, mortgages, satisfactions and many other documents that pertain to real estate property.

The Itasca County Recorder’s Office is the custodian of all legal documents that affect real estate and provides protection and public notice of that information by recording, indexing and maintaining those records. The County Recorder also acts as the Register of Titles and issues land title certificates on Torrens Property. The Vital Records Department is also a division of the Recorder’s Office and operates as a Local Issuance Office authorized by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Office of Vital Records to issue birth and death records, issue marriage licenses and certificates, record ordination credentials, and file notary commission registrations.

The Recorder’s Office is also the repository of military discharge records. The Itasca County Recorder’s office also serves as the source of historical property records for the county as per Minnesota statutes.

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

123 NE 4th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Email: nicolle.zuehlke@co.itasca.mn.us
Phone: (218) 327-2856
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Nicolle Zuehlke is the Itasca County Recorder. She can be contacted at (218) 327-2856 or emailed at nicolle.zuehlke@co.itasca.mn.us

Itasca County Recorder’s Office Staffs:

Pam Anderson, Administrative Support
Email: pam.anderson@co.itasca.mn.us
Phone: (218) 327-2856

Amy Chuk, Administrative Support
Email: amy.chuk@co.itasca.mn.us
Phone: (218) 327-2871

Tarryn Steel, Administrative Support
Email: tarryn.steel@co.itasca.mn.us
Phone: (218) 327-2822

Cindy Shevich, Chief Deputy Recorder
Email: cindy.shevich@co.itasca.mn.us
Phone: (218) 327-0690

Itasca County Assessor’s Office Information

The Assessor is the government official responsible for establishing the value of the property for ad valorem tax purposes. The Assessor is responsible for discovering, listing, and valuing all taxable property. This includes both real and personal property. Besides, the assessor is also responsible to ensure the valuation of the property is accurate so that the property owner pays his/her share of property taxes. The Assessor also ensures that no property escapes the assessment process or is under assessed.

Other duties of the Itasca County Assessor’s are:

  • Locate and identify all taxable property.
  • Collect all data and characteristics necessary to make a proper assessment.
  • Determine the extent that each parcel is taxable.
  • Estimate the market value of each taxable parcel.
  • Calculate the net tax capacity based on property class for each parcel.
  • Prepare and certify the assessment of all taxable parcels in Itasca County.
  • Notification to property owners of the value and classification of their property.

    Begin the review and appeals process for all property owners by holding local board of equalization meetings, county board of equalization meetings and appearing in tax court if required.

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

    123 NE 4th Street
    Grand Rapids, MN 55744
    Email: assessorinfo@co.itasca.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 327-2861
    Fax: (218) 327-7343
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Amber Peratalo is the Itasca County Assessor. She can be contacted at (218) 327-2861 or emailed at amber.peratalo@co.itasca.mn.us

    Itasca County Assessor’s Office Staffs:

    Lena Schaefer, Assessor/Appraiser
    Email: lena.schaefer@co.itasca.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    William Hilback, Assessor/Appraiser
    Email: william.hilback@co.itasca.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    Christa Jetland, Assessor/Appraiser
    Email: christa.rajala@co.itasca.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    Shelley Kebart, Assessment Technician
    Phone: 327-2861

    Cory Leinwander, Assistant County Assessor
    Email: amber.peratalo@co.itasca.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    Carissa McIlwain, Assessor/Appraiser
    Email: carissa.mcilwain@co.itasca.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    Miranda Myers, Assessment Technician
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    Erik Odden, Assessor/Appraiser
    Email: erik.odden@co.itasca.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    James Pietila, Assessor/Appraiser
    Email: james.pietila@co.itasca.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    Scott Thompson, Assessor/Appraiser
    Email: scott.thompson@co.itasca.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    Kelly Whitted, Assessor/Appraiser
    Email: kelly.whitted@co.itasca.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    Tony Troumbly, Assessor/Appraiser
    Phone: (218) 327-2861

    Itasca, MN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200960,220
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,269
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200989
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200972
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009649
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009770
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009961
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,511
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009262
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,322
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,335
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200914,176
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200978
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20095,433
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,108
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20091
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20097,683
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,584
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009133
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009567
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009509
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200958
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20094,874
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200986
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200960
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009162
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,516
    Itasca County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Itasca 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:Itasca County Marriage License
    Location:Itasca County Recorder, 123 Ne 4Th Street, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, 55744
    Phone:218-327-2856

    Itasca County Recorder’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 123 NE 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744, United States
    Phone: 218-327-2856

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