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

Waseca County, Minnesota Overview

Waseca County is located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The county was formed in 1857 and named after Dakota word meaning “rich and fertile”. The county seat is Waseca. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 19,098 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of 433 square miles of which 423 square miles is land and 9.6 square miles is water. Waseca County borders the following counties: Rice County to the northeast; Steele County to the east; Freeborn County to the southeast; Faribault County to the southwest; Blue Earth County to the west and Le Sueur County to the northwest.Waseca County has 12 zip codes. The zip codes are 56026, 56028, 56048, 56063, 56068, 55052, 56072, 56078, 56091, 56093, 56096 and 56097. The most populated zip code is 56093.

Waseca County Recorder’s Office Information

The primary responsibility of the Waseca County Recorder’s Office/Registrar of Titles Office is to evaluate and process documents, record, file, and generate archival records in compliance with statutory laws and document standards. The Waseca County Recorder/Registrar of Titles is the custodian of all legal records pertaining to real estate that are accepted and recorded/filed in Waseca County. Documents that are recorded include federal/state/county tax liens, federal judgments, hospital liens, plats, oaths of office and military discharges. The Waseca County Recorder’s Office is also liable for the evaluation, recording, and archival preservation of over 200 types of legal documents. Individuals may record their military discharges at the Recorder’s Office. No fee is charged for this service or for the certified copies that can be obtained in the Recorder’s Office. Besides, recording real estate documents, this office also handles passport applications and renewals and takes passport photos for $15.

Waseca County Recorder’s Office also provides access to all public records recorded and filed in the office along with the ability to purchase remote access. All land/real estate records can be viewed online through the LandShark website. The link is given below:

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

307 N State St
Waseca, MN 56093
Email: linda.karst@co.waseca.mn.us
Phone: (507) 835-0670
Fax: (507) 835-0633
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Linda Karst is the Waseca County Recorder. She can be contacted at (507) 835-0670 or emailed at linda.karst@co.waseca.mn.us

Waseca County Recorder’s Office Staff:

Michelle Johnson, Deputy Recorder
Email: michelle.johnson@co.waseca.mn.us
Phone: (507) 835-0670

Waseca County Assessor’s Office Information

The primary responsibility of the County Assessor is to estimate property values and setting classification of all properties in Waseca County for tax purposes. The Waseca County Assessor’s Office is responsible for placing an estimate of market value and classifying each property every year as of the assessment date, January 2. Assessors value all properties every year. The Assessor’s Office is charged with setting estimated market values for tax purposes at actual market value. The law requires that assessors view each parcel of real estate to appraise its market value. Property owners in Waseca County can contact the assessor with questions and concerns about the assessment when they get their valuation notice.

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

307 N State St
Waseca, MN 56093
Email: joe.udermann@co.waseca.mn.us
Phone: (507) 835-0640
Fax: (507) 835-0633
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Joe Udermann is the Waseca County Assessor. He can be contacted at (507) 835-0640 or emailed at joe.udermann@co.waseca.mn.us

Waseca County Assessor’s Office Staffs:

Cheryl Clevenger, Appraiser
Email: cheryl.clevenger@co.waseca.mn.us
Phone: (507) 835-0643

John Curran, Appraiser
Email: john.curran@co.waseca.mn.us
Phone: (507) 835-0645

Greg Hawkinson, Appraiser
Email: greg.hawkinson@co.waseca.mn.us
Phone: (507) 835-0641

Virginia Wenisch, Appraiser
Email: virginia.wenisch@co.waseca.mn.us
Phone: (507) 835-0641

Waseca, MN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200926,443
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009630
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009320
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009324
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009415
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009727
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200910,725
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,001
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009341
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20093,866
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009523
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009145
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009165
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,069
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,966
Waseca County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Waseca 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:Waseca County Marriage License
Location:Waseca County Registrar, 307 North State Street, Waseca, Minnesota, 56093
Phone:507-835-0540

Waseca County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 307 N State St, Waseca, MN 56093, United States
Phone: 507-835-0670

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