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Watonwan County Courthouse
710 2nd Ave S; PO Box 518
St. James, MN 56081-0518
Clerk District Court has birth, marriage and divorce records from 1863,
divorce and court records from 1865. Probate Judge has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. 
- 1860--Watonwan County was created 6 November 1860 from Brown County. County seat: St. James 
- For a brief history of how Watonwan County was named, click here. Then select Watonwan County.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stevens County, Minnesota page 369, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).