|Name||Address||City||State||Zip Code||Phone Number|
|Otter Tail County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases|
|Otter Tail County Divorce Certificates|
|Otter Tail County Genealogy Records|
|Otter Tail County Land & Resource Management Government Services Center Website|
|Otter Tail County Marriage Certificates & Records|
|Otter Tail County Vital Records|
|Otter Tail Recorders Office Website|
|Otter Tail County Clerk Offices|
|Otter Tail County Clerk||121 West Junius Avenue||Fergus Falls||MN||56537||218-998-8420|
|Fergus Falls Clerk||118 South Mill Street||Fergus Falls||MN||56537||218-739-4671|
|Henning Clerk||612 Front St||Henning||MN||56551||218-583-2402|
|Underwood City Clerk||120 South Main Street||Underwood||MN||56586||218-826-6686|
|Otter Tail County Town & City Halls|
|Dalton City Hall||107 Main Street East||Dalton||MN||56324||218-589-8734|
|Fergus Falls City Hall||112 West Washington Avenue||Fergus Falls||MN||56537||218-739-0112|
|Henning City Hall||612 Front St||Henning||MN||56551||218-583-2983|
|New York Mills City Hall||28 West Centennial 84 Drive||New York Mills||MN||56567||218-385-2213|
|Ottertail Town Hall||30274 County Highway 55||Ottertail||MN||56571||218-367-2881|
|St Olaf Town Hall||12665 County Road 117||Dalton||MN||56324||218-589-7510|
|Vining City Hall||211 Soule Avenue||Vining||MN||56588||218-769-4396|
|Otter Tail County Marriage License Office|
|Otter Tail County Marriage License||Otter Tail County Recorder, 1 Junius Avenue, 2Nd Floor||Fergus Falls||MN||56538||218-739-2271|
|Married Couples||14,028 (57.7%)|
|Unmarried Couples||1,096 (1.9%)|
|Never Married Men||6,154 (25.9%)|
|Never Married Women||4,267 (18.0%)|
|Separated Men||87 (0.4%)|
|Separated Women||280 (1.2%)|
|Widowed Men||826 (3.5%)|
|Widowed Women||2,498 (10.5%)|
|Divorced Men||2,099 (8.8%)|
|Divorced Women||2,258 (9.5%)|
Marriage Records in Otter Tail County Minnesota
What are marriage records? Well, the answer is simple: they’re a record of your marriage! They’re important because they prove you were married, they state who was the husband or wife at the time, and they show where the ceremony was held (if it was in a state other than Minnesota). Marriage records in Minnesota can be accessed by anyone who’s interested, but there are some things you need to know before digging into those files.
Marriage records in Minnesota aren’t just listed in the public records. If you’re looking for information about someone’s marriage in Minnesota, it’s best to contact the county where the event took place (in this case, Otter Tail County). You’ll probably have to do a little digging to get to some of the hidden records (they’re not all stored in the same place), but it will be worth the effort if you’re looking for something really important.
One of the first places you should look when you’re looking for records about someone’s marriage in Minnesota is the Social Service Records. These are the records that the state’s Vital Statistics Office keeps and they’re well maintained. But what if you need to search several years’ worth of records? There’s still an easy way to do that…
In addition to the vital statistics office, you can search the county where the marriage took place as well. Usually, they have these records available to them (usually at no cost). If you’ve only got a short time to look through records, this is the best option for you. You can usually access the records from the county building or from a phone book or the Internet. The advantage to this method is that you can go directly to the actual county building and look through the marriage license itself.
The vital statistics office in Minnesota is going to charge you for this information. They do this because they make their money from the taxes that all of us pay. They don’t make their money by providing you with records about marriages that took place in another county. So they’ll usually charge for records that are longer than about 3 pages.
The good news is that you can find other options to help you get your hands on the records you need. There are services online that will not only give you access to marriage records, but also other kinds of public records. These services are usually quite affordable. And if you know where to look, you can even find some of the more obscure kinds of records. Just keep in mind though, that you should really be able to find a service that charges a reasonable fee for the services they provide.