Scott County, Minnesota Genealogy

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| building address = Scott County Courthouse<br> 428 S Holmes St <br>Shakopee, MN 55379<br> Phone:. 952.496.8150<br>[ '''Scott County Website'''] }}
| building address = Scott County Courthouse<br> 428 S Holmes St <br>Shakopee, MN 55379<br> Phone:. 952.496.8150<br>[ '''Scott County Website'''] }}  
== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==

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Online Records

Scott County, Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Founded March 5, 1858
County Seat Shakopee
Address Scott County Courthouse
428 S Holmes St
Shakopee, MN 55379
Phone:. 952.496.8150
Scott County Website


County Courthouse

County Recorder has birth and death records from 1871,
marriage records from 1856, land records from 1850’s
and military dischrage records from 1950.
Clerk Court has divorce and probater records from 1850’s
and court records from 1880. [1]


Parent County

  • 1853--Scott County was created 5 March 1853 from Dakota County.  County seat: Shakopee [2]
  • For a brief history of Scott County's name, click here, then select Scott County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War service men from Scott 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 Scott County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies A, C, and F.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company L.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company C.




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), Scott 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).