Wabasha County, Minnesota Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Wabasha County Courthouse
625 Jefferson Avenue
Wabasha, MN 55981
Phone: 651.565.3018

County Recorder has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1865 and land records from 1855.
Court Administration has divorce, probate and court records from 1858.
Veterans Service Office has military records. [1]


Parent County

1849--Wabasha County was created 27 October 1849 from unorganized territory.  County seat: Wabasha [2]

  • For a brief history of how Wabasha County was named, click here. Then select Wabasha County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War service men from Wabasha 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 Wabasha County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Heavy Artillery, Company G.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company C.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Companies A and M.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies G and I.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies G and H.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, 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), Wabasha County, Minnesota page 369, 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).