Clayton County Iowa Marriage Records

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NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Clayton County Clerk Offices
Clayton County ClerkPO Box 418ElkaderIA52043563-245-2204
Farmersburg Clerk208 South Main StreetFarmersburgIA52047563-536-2390
Monona Town Clerk104 East Center StreetMononaIA52159563-539-2355
St Olaf City Clerk109 South Main StreetSt. OlafIA52072563-783-7777
Clayton County Town & City Halls
Elkader City Hall207 South Main StreetElkaderIA52043563-245-2098
Garber City Hall604 Garber RoadGarberIA52048563-255-1002
Garnavillo City Hall106 E Chestnut StGarnavilloIA52049563-964-2331
Luana City Hall304 Main StreetLuanaIA52156563-539-2296
Marquette City Hall88 North StMarquetteIA52158563-873-3735
McGregor City Hall416 Main StreetMcGregorIA52157563-873-3795
Strawberry Point City Hall111 Commercial StreetStrawberry PointIA52076563-933-4482
Volga City Hall505 Washington StVolgaIA52077563-767-3511
Clayton County Marriage License Office
Clayton County Marriage License111 North High StreetElkaderIA52043319-245-2710
Clayton County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Clayton County Divorce Certificates
Clayton County Genealogy Records
Clayton County Marriage Certificates & Records
Clayton County Pioneer Cemetery Commission Website
Clayton County Recorder Website
Clayton County Website (Iowa)
Married Couples3,963 (52.0%)
Unmarried Couples474 (2.7%)
Never Married Men1,939 (26.6%)
Never Married Women1,282 (17.7%)
Separated Men65 (0.9%)
Separated Women74 (1.0%)
Widowed Men258 (3.5%)
Widowed Women1,121 (15.5%)
Divorced Men846 (11.6%)
Divorced Women734 (10.2%)

Marriage Records in Clayton County Iowa

A marriage license must be issued by a county recorder in order for the new marriage to be recorded on the state’s official records. If a person is married in this county, the marriage certificate must be returned to the county recorder’s office. Once it is recorded, a certified copy will be sent to the parties involved, including the bride and groom. The certified copy may be used to change names on social security cards and driver’s licenses. The marriage must be witnessed by two adults over the age of eighteen, and applicants must have photo I.D. to prove their identities. The license will not expire for six months after it is issued.

A marriage license is available at the county’s records office. You can view a marriage license for free in person or by mail. Using the internet, you can search for a marriage record by date, name, and location. You will also be able to view the documents that are certified for the marriage. Some of the most popular types of public records are birth, death, and marriage certificates. The most common vital record indexes in Clayton County are death certificates, divorce decrees, and registries.

In order to obtain a marriage license in Clayton County, you must submit a certified copy of the marriage license. This copy can then be used to change the name on a driver’s license or social security card. The certificate of marriage must be placed on record by the Recorder’s office. If you apply for a certificate of marriage online, you will be required to wait for three (3) business days. This does not include the day you apply for the certificate. During this time, errors on the application could cause delays in processing. If you feel that you cannot wait for three days, you can also submit a waiver request, but you must ensure that it is signed by a judge before the order of divorce can be issued.

If the marriage certificate is correct, you can request the marriage license online. You can also request a marriage license online. The recorder’s office must receive your application. Once the certificate has been verified, you can make any necessary changes on your social security or driver’s license. The process takes three (3) business days. This does not include the day you apply for it. Sometimes, mistakes are made on the application, causing delays in processing.

The marriage license and records can be obtained at the County Recorder’s office in Clayton County. During the wedding, the couple will be legally married, and the recorder will need to sign a certificate. This can be a very difficult process, so it is best to seek the information you need online. Fortunately, the recorder’s office can help you find the marriage license. In the case of an unsuccessful marriage, the marriage certificate may be invalid.