Otter Tail County, Minnesota Genealogy
Guide to Otter Tail County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Otter Tail County, Minnesota|
Location in the state of Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
|Founded||March 18, 1858|
|County Seat||Fergus Falls|
|Address|| Otter Tail County Courthouse|
121 W Junis Avenue
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Otter Tail County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Clerk Deeds Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1869, divorce records from 1897,
probate and court records from 1872. 
- 1858--Otter Tail County was created 18 March 1858 from Cass and Pembina (Old) Counties County seat: Fergus Falls 
- For a brief history of Otter Tail County's name, click here, then select Otter Tail County.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Fergus Falls
Local histories are available for Otter Tail County, Minnesota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Minnesota Local Histories.
- John W. Mason, ed. History of Otter Tail County, Minnesota : its people, industries and institutions, with biographical sketches of representive citizens and genealogial records of many of the old families. Indianapolis : B. F. Bowen, 1916
- Tweton, Jerome D. The New Deal: At the Grass Roots. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1988. Print.
- Family Maps of Otter Tail County, Minnesota Genealogy (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
Listing of individuals from this county for these wars:
- World War 1
- World War II
- Korean War
- Vietnam War
Societies and Libraries
- Otter Tail County Genealogical Society, 1110 W. Lincoln Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Family History Centers
- Otter Tail County, MN Genealogy Forum (GenForum)
- Family History Library Catalog
- Otter Tail County Genealogy (Minnesota Genealogy)
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Otter County, Minnesota page 367, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).