Chippewa County, Minnesota Genealogy

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

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Chippewa County, Minnesota
Map
Map of Minnesota highlighting Chippewa 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, 1862
County Seat Montevideo
Courthouse
Address Chippewa County Courthouse
629 North 11th Street
Montevideo, MN 56265
Phone: 320-269-7774 (Administrator)
Phone: 320-269-9431
Chippewa County Website


County Courthouse




Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1870,
County Recorder has land records from 1870.
City Clerks have burial records. [1]

History

Parent County

1862--Chippewa County was created 20 February 1862 from Pierce, Eliminated 20 Feb 1862, and Davis, Eliminated 20 Feb 1862, Counties. County seat: Montevideo [2]

  • For a brief history of how Chippewa County was name, click here.  Then select Chippewa County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Clara City | Granite Falls | Maynard | Milan | Montevideo | Watson

Townships

Big Bend Township | Crate Township | Grace Township | Granite Falls Township | Havelock Township | Kragero Township | Leenthrop Township | Lone Tree Township | Louriston Township | Mandt Township | Rheiderland Township | Rosewood Township | Sparta Township | Stoneham Township | Tunsberg Township | Woods Township

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), Chippewa County, Minnesota page 363, 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).