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

Lyon County, Minnesota Overview

Lyon County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1871 and named after Nathaniel Lyon, a United States Army general killed during the Civil War. The county seat is Marshall. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 25,487 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 722 square miles of which 715 square miles is land and 7.1 square miles is water. Lyon County borders the following counties: Yellow Medicine County to the north; Redwood County to the east; Murray County to the south; Pipestone County to the southwest and Lincoln County to the west. Lyon County has 13 zip codes. The zip codes are 56115, 56229, 56132, 56239, 56157, 56258, 56263, 56264, 56169, 56170, 56291, 56175 and 56178. The most populated zip code is 56258.

Lyon County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder is the custodian of the land records and vital statistic records pertaining to Lyon County. It is the responsibility of this office to preserve these records in an easy, accurate and accessible manner.

Responsibilities include:

  • Record documents relating to real property transactions in Abstract & Torrens Divisions
  • Collect & Receipt Recording Fee and Well Disclosure Certificate Fee
  • Collect & Distribute Well Disclosure Certificates
  • Maintain indexes and issue copies of all recorded documents
  • Maintain and issue copies of birth, death and marriage certificates
  • Process Marriage License Applications & issue marriages license
  • File and maintain Ordinations
  • File Notary Commissions
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Military Discharges
  • Genealogy research
  • Federal and State Tax Liens
  • Hospital and Medical Assistance Liens

    Land records maintained at the Lyon County Recorder’s Office are accessible to the general public and can be viewed online by visiting the Tapestry website.

    Search Lyon County Land Records Online:

    https://tapestry.fidlar.com/Tapestry2/Search.aspx

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

    Lyon County Recorder
    607 West Main Street
    Marshall, MN 56258
    Email: michelledesmet@co.lyon.mn.us
    Phone: (507) 537-6722
    Fax: (507) 537-7988
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Michelle DeSmet is the Lyon County Recorder. She can be contacted at (507) 537-6722 or emailed at michelledesmet@co.lyon.mn.us

    Lyon, MN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200933,397
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009690
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009123
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200959
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009237
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009893
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,287
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,125
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009163
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,031
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009206
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200910,912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,553
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009317
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009106
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20094,546
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009827
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200992
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009284
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009177
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200921
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009197
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,494
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200967
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,736
    Lyon County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Lyon 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:Lyon County Marriage License
    Location:Lyon County Recorder, 607 West Main, Marshall, Minnesota, 56258
    Phone:507-537-6722

    Lyon County Recorder’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 607 W Main St, Marshall, MN 56258, United States
    Phone: 507-537-6722

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