Watonwan County, MN Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records
The Vital Statistics Registrar for Watonwan County is located within the County Recorder Department and is where individuals should go to obtain copies of vital and property records. The Recorder office is open to those wanting to research public records, as well, on Monday through Friday, from 8:30AM until 12:00PM, and again from 1:00PM until 5:00PM. The office also accepts requests for records through the mail, and provides the necessary forms online, however it is important to remember that applications for certified copies of records must be signed by a notary public before being sent in. The Watonwan County website also recommends the Watonwan County Historical Society for research purposes, in addition to the Recorder's office. Appointments with the Society can be scheduled by calling (507) 642-3247.
The word watanwan, which is where the county derives its name from, was a Dakota word which meant "fish bait."
Watonwan County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records
PO Box 518
St. James, MN 56081
Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-N, 1-5PM CST
Real Estate: 507-375-1216
Vital Records: 507-375-1216
Recording Officer: County Recorder
Assessor Fax: 507-375-3547
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