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

Morrison County, Minnesota Overview

Morrison County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1856 and named after William & Allan Morrison, the fur trading brothers. The county seat is Little Falls. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 32,872 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,153 square miles of which 1,125 square miles is land and 28 square miles is water. Morrison County borders the following counties: Cass County to the north; Crow Wing County to the northeast; Mille Lacs County to the east; Benton County to the southeast; Stearns County to the south and Todd County to the west. Morrison County has 16 zip codes. The zip codes are 56314, 56318, 56443, 56328, 56329, 56449, 56338, 56340, 56345, 56466, 56364, 56473, 56475, 56373, 56382 and 56384. The most populated zip code is 56345.

Morrison County Recorder’s Office Information

The Recorder’s office is the custodian of all Morrison County property records from the 1870’s to the present day. The main responsibility of the Recorder’s Office is to protect, preserve, and record documents relating to Real Estate and Vital Statistics in a methodical manner for posterity and security purposes. These records include deeds, mortgages and other various real estate documents which are recorded or filed as permanent records in this office. The County Recorder’s Office also processes and issues certified copies of birth and death certificates and marriage certificates. The Morrison County Recorder’s Office has birth, death and marriage records dating back to 1870. Military discharges, notary commissions, ministerial registrations, State and Federal tax liens for Morrison County are filed and the records maintained in the office. The Recorder’s Office also processes passport applications and takes passport photos on site.

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

Morrison County Government Center – 1st Floor
213 – 1st Avenue SE
Little Falls, MN 56345
Email: eileen@co.morrison.mn.us
Phone: (320) 632-0146
Fax: (320) 632-0141
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Eileen Holtbergis the Morrison County Recorder. She can be contacted at (320) 632-0146 or emailed at eileen@co.morrison.mn.us

Morrison County Recorder’s Office Staffs:

Cathy Kowalczyk, Chief Deputy
Email: cathyk@co.morrison.mn.us
Phone: (320) 632-0142

Jenny Sanders, Real Estate Deputy
Email: jennys@co.morrison.mn.us
Phone: (320) 632-0144

Tina Wagner, Real Estate Deputy
Email: tinaw@co.morrison.mn.us
Phone: (320) 632-0147

Morrison County Property and Transactions Information

There are two real estate recording systems in Minnesota – Abstract and Torrens. The recording requirements of documents for each system are different. Recording means the documents are recorded, reproduced and returned to the presenter, while filing refers to keeping the original document. The type of document/instrument (deed, mortgage, release, and certificate) determines what the requirements are and what steps are needed to be taken.

Morrison, MN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200944,277
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,471
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009472
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009502
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009736
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,484
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009228
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,074
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009437
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200917,033
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,167
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009441
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20093,334
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20097,802
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009144
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009244
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,474
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200953
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,045
Morrison County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Morrison 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:Morrison County Marriage License
Location:Morrison County Recorder, 213 1St Avenue Se, Room 24, Little Falls, Minnesota, 56345
Phone:320-632-0146

Morrison County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 213 1st Ave SE, Little Falls, MN 56345, United States
Phone: 320-632-0146

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