Otter Tail County Marriage Records

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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 Clerk121 West Junius AvenueFergus FallsMN56537218-998-8420
Fergus Falls Clerk118 South Mill StreetFergus FallsMN56537218-739-4671
Henning Clerk612 Front StHenningMN56551218-583-2402
Underwood City Clerk120 South Main StreetUnderwoodMN56586218-826-6686
Otter Tail County Town & City Halls
Dalton City Hall107 Main Street EastDaltonMN56324218-589-8734
Fergus Falls City Hall112 West Washington AvenueFergus FallsMN56537218-739-0112
Henning City Hall612 Front StHenningMN56551218-583-2983
New York Mills City Hall28 West Centennial 84 DriveNew York MillsMN56567218-385-2213
Ottertail Town Hall30274 County Highway 55OttertailMN56571218-367-2881
St Olaf Town Hall12665 County Road 117DaltonMN56324218-589-7510
Vining City Hall211 Soule AvenueViningMN56588218-769-4396
Otter Tail County Marriage License Office
Otter Tail County Marriage LicenseOtter Tail County Recorder, 1 Junius Avenue, 2Nd FloorFergus FallsMN56538218-739-2271
Statistics
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 Otter Tail County Minnesota

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.