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

Pope County, Minnesota Overview

Pope County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1862 and named after John Pope, a United States Army general during the Dakota War of 1862. The county seat is Glenwood. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 10,932 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 717 square miles of which 670 square miles is land and 47 square miles is water. Pope County borders the following counties: Douglas County to the north; Stearns County to the east; Kandiyohi County to the southeast; Swift County to the south; Stevens County to the west and Grant County to the northwest. Pope County has 12 zip codes. The zip codes are 56308, 56215, 56316, 56226, 56323, 56327, 56334, 56244, 56343, 56349, 56381 and 56385. The most populated zip code is 56334.

Pope County Recorder’s Office Information

The Pope County Recorder’s Office records all documents pertaining to real estate in Pope County. All deeds, mortgages, releases and other documents are filed in this office. The County Recorder is referred to as the Registrar of Titles when working under the Torrens System. The Registrar must examine all documents presented, determine if legal requirements of transfer are met and issue a Certificate of Title. When property is held in trust, estate, or is part of a court proceeding, the Examiner of Titles issues a Directive to the Registrar of Titles regarding how to proceed.

The Recorder’s Office also preserves the records of births, deaths, and marriages occurring in, or affecting residents of Pope County. These records are viewed regularly by genealogists, schools, and hospitals.

The County Recorder also serves as the Passport Acceptance Agent of Pope County. This office does passport photos. A certified birth certificate is also required for a passport and can be issued by this office for births occurring in the State of Minnesota. Other duties of the County Recorder include keeping records of separations and discharges of veterans of armed services, filing of state and federal tax liens and bankruptcy proceedings, and the filing of Minnesota notary public licenses.

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

130 East Minnesota Avenue,
Glenwood, MN 56334
Email: GroupWebRecorders@co.pope.mn.us
Phone: (320) 634-7840
Fax: (320) 634-4062
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Barb Tamteis the Pope County Recorder. She can be contacted at (320) 634-7840 or emailed at GroupWebRecorders@co.pope.mn.us

Pope, MN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200915,590
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009175
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009460
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009222
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009532
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200985
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009408
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,045
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009853
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20094,397
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009301
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009129
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,260
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009507
Pope County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Pope 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:Pope County Marriage License
Location:Pope County Recorder, 130 East Minnesota Avenue, Glenwood, Minnesota, 56334
Phone:320-634-5723

Pope County Recorder’s Office

Address: 130 East Minnesota Avenue, Glenwood, MN 56334, USA
Phone: (320) 634-7840

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