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Guide to Le Sueur County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Le Sueur County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Le Sueur County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Founded March 5, 1853
County Seat Le Center
Address Le Sueur County Courthouse
88 S Park Ave
Le Center, MN 56057
Phone: 507.357.2251
Le Sueur County Website


County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1854, divorce and court records from 1880
and some school records 1920-1945.
Probate Judge has probate records1855.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1850. [1]


Parent County

  • 1853--Le Sueur County was created 5 March 1853 from Dakota County. County seat: Le Center [2]
  • For a brief history of how Le Sueur County was named, click here, then select Le Sueur County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

For a list of cities and towns go to hometownlocator.com or wikipedia.com.

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War service men from Le Sueur County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Le Sueur County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry (Mounted Rangers), Company E.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies E and I.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Le Sueur County, Minnesota page 365, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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