Pope County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Pope County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Pope County Clerk130 Minnesota Avenue EastGlenwoodMN56334320-634-5222
Pope County Marriage LicensePope County Recorder, 130 East Minnesota AvenueGlenwoodMN56334320-634-5723
Cyrus City Hall113 East Main StreetCyrusMN56323320-795-2508
Lowry City Hall344 Florence AveLowryMN56349320-283-5327
Pope County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Pope County Marriage Certificates & Records
Statistics
Married Couples 2,741 (56.0%)
Unmarried Couples 193 (1.8%)
Never Married Men 1,060 (23.5%)
Never Married Women 626 (14.0%)
Separated Men 23 (0.5%)
Separated Women 64 (1.4%)
Widowed Men 120 (2.7%)
Widowed Women 537 (12.0%)
Divorced Men 469 (10.4%)
Divorced Women 442 (9.9%)

Searching For Marriage Records in Pope County

The Pope County Records in St. Paul is maintained by the Office of the Clerk Recorder and the Minnesota Public Radio. These records are usually updated every year. There is a nominal charge for conducting searches. This can be done through the Internet, by phone, or by visiting the county courthouse. It is important to note that marriage records are never completely free from any charges, as these are technically public records. However, there are instances where specific records may be withheld depending on government purpose, state law and many other extraneous circumstances.

Marriage Records in Pope County Minnesota

There are several reasons why county records in particular are kept public. For starters, it is essential for an individual to be aware of his own background especially if he plans to remarry. In addition, anyone who wishes to remarry should know his background as well as the backgrounds of the people with whom he intends to marry. By getting marriage records in Pope County, you will have all the information you need.

One of the most convenient ways of searching for marriage records is to utilize the services of the Office of the Clerk Recorder. They offer online access to their database. This service provides unlimited searches but the fees are quite high. You can also conduct free searches for marriage records in the county of Pope County using various search sites available on the internet. The best place to start your search is with Google or Yahoo.

You can also search for the records at the church archives or local county offices. You can call or visit the offices and obtain copies of records personally. You can even have them sent through mail if you want to have a physical copy. These recorded documents are usually scanned and then made available on the internet for public access.

There are also other options available for conducting searches. Some websites offer free online searches of the vital records database. Others offer membership sites where one can register and pay a small fee to access the records. In this type of membership site, you can conduct unlimited searches. This option is good if you have limited time and do not want to spend money on repeated searches.

Some websites allow you to search using just the name of the person. You may have to include the state of residence of the person if available and the place of birth if this is available. Other public marriage records such as birth and death certificates are not included in these type of sites. It is up to you how you search for marriage records in Pope County.