Swift County, Minnesota Genealogy

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County Courthouse


Swift County Courthouse
 301 14th St N; PO Box 50
Benson, MN 56215
Ph. 320.843.3377 

County Treasurer has birth records from 1870,
marriage records from 1871 and death records
from 1872; Clk Cts has divorce, court and
probate records; County Recorder has land records [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1870--Swift County was created 8 November 1870 from from Chippewa County.  County seat: Benson [2]
  • For a brief history of how Swift County was named, click here, then select Swift 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), Stevens County, Minnesota page 369, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).