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

Murray County, Minnesota Overview

Murray County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1857 and named after William Pitt Murray, a Minnesota statesman and member of the territorial legislature. The county seat is Slayton. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 8,533 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 720 square miles of which 705 square miles is land and 15 square miles is water. Murray County borders the following counties: Lyon County to the north; Redwood County to the northeast; Cottonwood County to the east; Nobles County to the south; Rock County to the southwest and Pipestone County to the west. Murray County has 16 zip codes. The zip codes are 56114, 56115, 56122, 56123, 56125, 56128, 56131, 56132, 56141, 56151, 56170, 56172, 56175, 56180, 56183 and 56186. The most populated zip code is 56172.

Murray County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder is the custodian of all records of the county pertaining to property titles and transfers. Records include various forms of deeds, real estate mortgages, liens, and attachments, contracts for deed and various other documents presented for recording purposes. All the recorded documents are public. Copies may be obtained at a nominal cost. We accept requests either by mail or in person. The Murray County Recorder’s Office is also an Authorized Passport Acceptance Facility for passport applications. Passport photos can also be taken at the Murray County Recorder’s Office. The Murray County Recorder’s office offers remote access to all the Laredo documents from November 1, 2000, to the present date.

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

P.O. Box 57
Slayton, MN 56172-0057

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

2500 28th Street
Slayton, MN 56172-0057
Email: elarson@co.murray.mn.us
Phone: (507) 836-1161
Fax: (507) 836-8904
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Evey Larson is the Murray County Recorder. She can be contacted at (507) 836-1161 or emailed at elarson@co.murray.mn.us

Murray County Recorder’s Office Staff:

Karen Brown, Deputy Recorder
Email: kbrown@co.murray.mn.us
Phone: (507) 836-1162

Murray County Assessor’s Office Information

The Murray County Assessor’s office is responsible for identifying and valuing all taxable properties, both real and personal for property tax purposes. The Assessor’s Office is also responsible for classifying properties based on its current use such as residential, seasonal recreational, agricultural, commercial or industrial etc. The Assessor’s Office also determines whether the homestead status of the property if it is eligible for homestead classification. The Assessor’s Office also notifies taxpayers annually of the classification and the estimated market value of their property. It is also the responsibility of the Assessor’s Office to ensure that each assessment is completed in a uniform and equalized manner so that it is fair and equitable for all taxpayers.

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

2500 28th Street,
Slayton, MN 56172-0057
Email: mbarritt@co.murray.mn.us
Phone: (507) 836-1104
Fax: (507) 836-8904
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Marcy Barritt is the Murray County Assessor. She can be contacted at (507) 836-1104 or emailed at mbarritt@co.murray.mn.us

Murray County Assessor’s Office Staffs:

Jean Nelson, Deputy Assessor
Email: jnelson@co.murray.mn.us
Phone: (507) 836-1159

Amber Hansen, Deputy Assessor
Email: ahansen@co.murray.mn.us
Phone: (507) 836-1160

Chris Baumberger, Assessor Technician
Email: cbaumberger@co.murray.mn.us
Phone: (507) 836-1155

Murray County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Murray 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:Murray County Marriage License
Location:Murray County Treasurer, 2848 Broadway Avenue, Slayton, Minnesota, 56172

Murray County Recorder’s Office

Address: 2500 28th Street P.O. Box 57 Slayton, MN 56172-0057
Phone: 507-836-1161

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