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

Polk County, Minnesota Overview

Polk County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1858 and named after James K. Polk, the eleventh president of the United States (1845-1849). The county seat is Crookston. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 31,569 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,998 square miles of which 1,971 square miles is land and 27 square miles is water. Polk County borders the following counties: Marshall County to the north; Pennington County to the northeast; Red Lake County to the northeast; Clearwater County to the east; Mahnomen County to the southeast; Norman County to the south; Traill County, North Dakota to the southwest and Grand Forks County, North Dakota to the west. Polk County has 25 zip codes. The zip codes are 56710, 56621, 56517, 56715, 56634, 56523, 56716, 56721, 56535, 56722, 56540, 56723, 56542, 56644, 56646, 56651, 56556, 56736, 56568, 56742, 56744, 56750, 56684, 56762 and 56592. The most populated zip code is 56721.

Polk County Recorder’s Office Information

The Recorder’s Office files, records, and maintains legal documents pertaining to real and personal property. Various forms of deeds, mortgages, bankruptcies, mechanic liens, probate papers, corporate name changes, and plat maps are recorded at the Polk County Recorder’s Office. The Recorder also preserves the original government land survey with a tract index. The Recorder’s Office also has records of births, deaths, and marriages dating back to 1875. All of the records in this office are considered public information and available for use by the general public, abstract companies, attorneys, and bankers. Further information and inspection of the available records can be availed by visiting the iDoc Market website.

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

612 North Broadway
Room 225
Crookston, MN 56716
Phone: (218) 281-3464
Fax: (218) 281-1636
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Michelle Cote is the Polk County Recorder. She can be contacted at (218) 281-3464.

Polk County Records Department Information

The Records Department at the Law Enforcement Center maintains all the initial, investigative and criminal files for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. The Records Division is responsible for processing and maintaining the civil process, crime and arrest records, traffic accident reports, citations and related documents in order to provide information to other divisions within the Law Enforcement Center, the County Attorney’s Office, the Court System, other law enforcement agencies and the general public. The Records division also maintains and reports crime statistics to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA).The Records Division intakes and processes all civil process papers for the Sheriff’s Office to serve.

The mailing address of the Polk County Records Department is:

P.O. Box 416
Crookston, MN 56716

The physical address of the Polk County Records Department is:

600 Bruce St.
Crookston, MN 56716
Email: pcsocivil@co.polk.mn.us
Phone: (218) 281-0431
Fax: (218) 281-0401
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Polk County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Polk 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:Polk County Marriage License
Location:Polk County Recorder, 612 North Broadway, Crookston, Minnesota, 56716

Polk County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 612 N Broadway, Crookston, MN 56716, United States
Phone: 218-281-3464

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