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.

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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 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

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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