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

Roseau County, Minnesota Overview

Roseau County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1894 and named after Roseau River and Roseau Lake, both of which are located nearby. The county seat is Roseau. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 15,520 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,678 square miles of which 1,672 square miles is land and 6.5 square miles is water. Roseau County borders the following counties: Rural Municipality of Stuartburn, Manitoba to the northwest; Rural Municipality of Piney Manitoba to the north; Lake of the Woods County to the east; Beltrami County to the southeast; Marshall County to the south and Kittson County to the west. Roseau County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 56714, 56726, 56732, 56735, 56673, 56751, 56756, 56759, 56761 and 56763. The most populated zip code is 56751.

Roseau County Recorder’s Office Information

The primary responsibility of the Roseau County Recorder’s Office is recording, indexing, and maintaining over 150 different types of legal documents. The Recorder’s Office also creates Certificates of Title for registered land. The Office also provides information and copies of recorded documents to the public and preserves all information and documents through images and stores images off-site. The County Recorder budgets all necessary budgetary items that the Recorder’s Office will need to properly record all documents and document types according to Minnesota Statutes.

Other duties of the Recorder’s Office include:

  • Record all military discharges presented and provide certified copies with a request form
  • Passport applications
  • Prepare and certify owners and encumbrance reports on individual tracts of land
  • Make certified copies of all documents recorded upon request and upon payment of the fee
  • Assist the public when doing research for the purchase of land or for genealogy purposes

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

    Roseau County Courthouse
    606 5th Ave SW, Room 170
    Roseau, Minnesota 56751
    Email: pam@co.roseau.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 463-2061
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Pam Grandis the Roseau County Recorder. She can be contacted at (218) 463-2061 or emailed at pam@co.roseau.mn.us

    Roseau County Recorder’s Office Staffs:

    Renae Hamilton, Deputy Recorder/Passport Agent
    Email: renae.hamilton@co.roseau.mn.us

    Brenda McMillin, Deputy Recorder/Passport Agent
    Email: brenda.mcmillin@co.roseau.mn.us

    June Wensloff, Deputy Recorder
    Email: june.wensloff@co.roseau.mn.us

    Roseau County Assessor’s Office Information

    The County Assessor’s office main responsibility is discovering, listing, classifying, and valuing all taxable and exempt property, both real and personal, for property tax purposes. The assessor’s office also handles administration of a variety of property tax programs and addresses property valuation concerns and appeals. The assessor’s office maintains parcel maps for the county.

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

    Roseau County Courthouse
    606 5th Ave SW, Room 190
    Roseau, Minnesota 56751
    Email: liz.lund@co.roseau.mn.us
    Phone: (218) 463-1861
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Liz Lund is the Roseau County Assessor. She can be contacted at (218) 463-1861 or emailed at liz.lund@co.roseau.mn.us

    Roseau County Assessor’s Office Staffs:

    Marilyn Zimdars, Assessment Technician
    Email: marilyn.zimdars@co.roseau.mn.us

    William Hulst, Deputy Assessor
    Email: will.hulst@co.roseau.mn.us

    Kathy Howard, Appraiser Trainee
    Email: kathy.howard@co.roseau.mn.us

    Kathy Elson, Appraiser Trainee
    Email: kathy.elson@co.roseau.mn.us

    Roseau, MN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200920,702
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009252
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200923
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009438
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009159
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009180
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009754
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200959
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009468
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009280
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,123
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200921
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,040
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009200
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20096,024
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009855
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200979
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009108
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009139
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200919
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,822
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200938
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,632
    Roseau County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Roseau 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:Roseau County Marriage License
    Location:Roseau County Treasurer, 216 Center Street West, Roseau, Minnesota, 56751
    Phone:218-463-2541

    Roseau County Recorder’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 606 5th Ave SW #170, Roseau, MN 56751, United States
    Phone: 218-463-2061

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