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

Kandiyohi County, Minnesota Overview

Kandiyohi County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1858 and named after from the Sioux language for “buffalo fish”. The county seat is Willmar. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 42,410 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 862 square miles of which 797 square miles are land and 66 square miles are covered by water. Kandiyohi County borders the following counties: Stearns County to the north; Meeker County to the east; Renville County to the south; Chippewa County to the southwest; Swift County to the west and Pope County to the northwest. Kandiyohi County has 16 zip codes. The zip codes are 56209, 56312, 56216, 56316, 56251, 56252, 56253, 56273, 56362, 56279, 56281, 56282, 56284, 56288, 56289 and 56201. The most populated zip code is 56201.

Kandiyohi County Recorder’s Office Information

Kandiyohi County Recorder’s Office is responsible to promptly record, file and permanently preserve documents accurately in an efficient and responsible manner for legal purposes. The Kandiyohi County Recorder acts as the custodian of all legal records pertaining to real estate (Abstract and Torrens), subdivision plats, tax liens, birth, death, marriage, ministerial credentials, notary public commissions, military discharges, state and federal tax liens and bankruptcy proceedings.

Abstract title property is the most common form of title found in the United States. An abstract of title is a condensed history of all deeds, mortgages and other documents relating to a particular piece of land, which affect the title. All deeds, mortgages, satisfactions and other various documents are filed in the Recorder’s Office. The County Recorder is also the Registrar of Titles under the Torrens System.
The County Recorder is responsible for the filing of “Financing Statements” covered under the Minnesota Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). A financing statement is filed on any personal property when used as security.

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

P.O. Box 736
Willmar, MN 56201

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

400 Benson Ave SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Email: recorder@co.kandiyohi.mn.us
Phone: (320) 231-6223
Fax: (320) 231-6284
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Julie Kalkbrenner is the Kandiyohi County Recorder. She can be contacted at (320) 231-6223 or emailed at recorder@co.kandiyohi.mn.us

Kandiyohi, MN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200953,839
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009101
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009586
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009755
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,889
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,976
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009394
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,119
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009268
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200915,864
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,826
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009355
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200911,372
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009690
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009342
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009311
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200996
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20095,514
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009131
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20095,129
Kandiyohi County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Kandiyohi 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:Kandiyohi County Marriage License
Location:Kandiyohi County Recorder, 400 Benson Avenue Sw, Willmar, Minnesota, 56201
Phone:320-231-6223

Kandiyohi County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 400 Benson Ave SW # 4, Willmar, MN 56201, United States
Phone: 320-231-6223

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