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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Renville County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Renville County'''
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Guide to '''Renville County Minnesota genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Renville County
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| county_map = Minnesota Renville County Map.svg.png
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| state = Minnesota
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| founded year = 1855
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| founded date = February 20
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| seat = Olivia
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| building address = Renville County Courthouse<br>500 DePue Ave E<br>Olivia, MN 56277<br>Phone: 320.523.3669<br>[http://www.co.renville.mn.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B9A616196-E3B3-4A31-8CCE-A9799325F26C%7D '''Renville County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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District Court has birth, marriage, and death records <br>from 1870, divorce, probate and court records.<br>County Recorderhas land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Renville County, Minnesota page 368, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1855--'''Renville County was created 20 February 1855 from&nbsp;Nicollet, Pierce, and Sibley&nbsp;Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Olivia <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1855--'''Renville County was created 20 February 1855 from&nbsp;[[Nicollet County, Minnesota|Nicollet]], Pierce (Eliminated 20 Feb 1862), and [[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]]&nbsp;Counties.
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'''County seat:''' Olivia <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*For a brief history of how Renville County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Renville County.
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Brown County, Minnesota|Brown]]
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*[[Chippewa County, Minnesota|Chippewa]]
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*[[Kandiyohi County, Minnesota|Kandiyohi]]
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*[[McLeod County, Minnesota|McLeod]]
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*[[Meeker County, Minnesota|Meeker]]
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*[[Nicollet County, Minnesota|Nicollet]]
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*[[Redwood County, Minnesota|Redwood]]
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*[[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]]
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*[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota|Yellow Medicine]]
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201627&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Renville&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/renville/ Renville County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Renville|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 15:53, 12 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Renville County

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Minnesota
Online Records


Renville County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Renville County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 20, 1855
County Seat Olivia
Courthouse
Address Renville County Courthouse
500 DePue Ave E
Olivia, MN 56277
Phone: 320.523.3669
Renville County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

District Court has birth, marriage, and death records
from 1870, divorce, probate and court records.
County Recorderhas land records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Renville County was created 20 February 1855 from Nicollet, Pierce (Eliminated 20 Feb 1862), and Sibley Counties.

County seat: Olivia [2]

  • For a brief history of how Renville County was named, click here, then select Renville County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Renville County, Minnesota page 368, 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).