Watonwan County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Watonwan County Clerk Offices
Watonwan County Clerk710 2nd Avenue SouthSt. JamesMN56081507-375-1238
Lewisville City Clerk201 Lewis Street WestLewisvilleMN56060507-435-2791
Watonwan County Town & City Halls
Butterfield City Hall103 2nd Street NorthButterfieldMN56120507-956-2501
Madelia City Hall116 West Main StreetMadeliaMN56062507-642-3245
St James City Hall124 Armstrong Boulevard SouthSt. JamesMN56081507-375-3241
Watonwan County Marriage License Office
Watonwan County Marriage LicenseWatonwan County Recorder, 715 Third Avenue SouthSt. JamesMN56520507-375-1216
Watonwan County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Watonwan County Divorce Certificates
Watonwan County Marriage Certificates & Records
Statistics
Married Couples 2,141 (49.5%)
Unmarried Couples 298 (2.8%)
Never Married Men 1,446 (33.3%)
Never Married Women 1,152 (26.0%)
Separated Men 51 (1.2%)
Separated Women 60 (1.4%)
Widowed Men 170 (3.9%)
Widowed Women 553 (12.5%)
Divorced Men 356 (8.2%)
Divorced Women 377 (8.5%)

How to Search For Marriage Records in Watonwan County

The Watonwan County Records Department has an on-line source to assist you in getting the information you want about marriages, divorces, adoptions, anniversaries, birth and death records. The data is updated regularly and you can find all kinds of information relating to your search right here. Information is provided for the residents of Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, New York, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia, Illinois, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin. There is even information available for those residents of Illinois who would like to look up someone’s marriage records in Wisconsin.

You will need to register online using a secure server to access this valuable information. If you are a resident of Minnesota, you can find the relevant records at the Minnesota Vital Statistics Office under” Manitowoc County”, “Watonwan County”,” Vernon County” and” Prairie County”. If you are a resident of Iowa, you will have to go to the Iowa Vital Statistics Office and use their address search option. If you are from New York then the New York State Vital Statistics Office is the correct place to be.

The marriage records offered by this office are completely digitized and therefore are very useful to individuals and companies doing background checks on individuals. This includes employment verification, driver’s license verification and education verification. It is not necessary for a court order to be present before one can obtain access to such records. In fact, most people actually get the records for a completely non-legal purpose such as checking up on someone who is living far away and not giving them access to the person they are looking for, like checking up on a prospective business partner or nanny.

There are several advantages of using the official Watonwan County records for information. One of the best advantages is that all the information contained in the records is confidential and only a certified record of the marriage can be obtained. Another great advantage is that the information will always be up-to-date and it is 100% accurate. In other counties in Watonwan county, the marriage records are only stored for a year or more before they become available to the public again.

The information is stored in the county’s Vital Statistics Office, which is located in Des Moines. Therefore, all you need to do to get access to the records is to find the office and then ask for an appointment so that you can have your request filled out and then later on have the records sent over to you. There is usually no charge for the initial visit. However, if you wish to have more than one visit to the office then there is no fee for that either. This means that you could walk in and get information from the Vital Statistics Office for free but it will be a good idea to get an appointment since sometimes the staff can be overworked.

Some of the vital statistics services also provide access to other types of public records such as birth and death records. This means that you could also get access to records that pertain to people who were not married such as those who have been divorced or those who have been Widowed. This is helpful especially if you need to search for marriage records on someone who has moved to a different county but you still need to know the person’s details. Watonwan county is also good place for people who want to search for information regarding ancestry, military records and even criminal records.