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

Forest County, Wisconsin Overview

Forest County is located in the northern region of Wisconsin. The county seat is Crandon. The county was created in 1885 from parts of Langlade and Oconto counties by the Wisconsin State Legislature. It was named for the forests that were located inside its area. The total area of the county is 1,046 square miles. According to the 2010 census, there are 9,304 people living in this county. The adjacent counties are Iron County (MI) in the north, Florence County in the northeast, Marinette County in the east, Oconto County in the southeast, Langlade County in the southwest, Oneida County in the west, and Vilas County in the northwest. The zip codes are 54103, 54511, 54520, 54541, and 54566.

Forest County Officials Information

The County Clerk provides several services to the public including issuing marriage licenses, distributing dog licenses to the municipalities, issuing Timber Cutting notices, selling platbooks, and coordinating all elections in the county.

County Clerk’s Office:
Address: 200 E Madison Ave., Crandon, Wisconsin 54520
Phone Number: 715-478-2422
Fax Number: 715-478-5175

The County Clerk also acts as secretary to the County Board of Supervisors, keeping a record of all Board proceedings and publishing these proceedings. He or she is also responsible for maintaining a public file of all Standing & Special Committees of the Board; issuing and maintaining oaths, bonds, and certificates of election for all county officials; and maintaining personnel records, payroll records, and employee benefit programs.

Forest Court Records Information

The Clerk of Circuit Court is responsible for the safekeeping of all court records in Forest County. Anyone can search and view records in the Clerk’s office or by visiting the Wisconsin Circuit Court Access website. To obtain copies of court records, please call the Clerk’s office at 715-478-3323.

Court Records Online:

Forest, WI Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200911,593
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009370
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009165
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009643
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009427
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009342
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,777
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,315
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009143
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009353
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,153
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009213
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,668
Forest County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Forest 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 – Title 26, Ch. 26.04
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Forest County Marriage License
Location:200 East Madison Street, Crandon, Wisconsin, 54520
Phone:715-478-3823

Forest County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 200 E Madison St, Crandon, WI 54520, United States
Phone: 715-478-2422

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