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Allegan County


Allegan County

Allegan County Clerk
113 Chestnut Street
Allegan, MI 49010
Phone: 269-673-0450
Fax: 269-673-0298

Genealogy Research Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Identification Requirements: None

Certified Copy/Additional: $10.00/4.00 (marriage, birth, death)

Genealogy Record Copy: n/a

Other Copy Fees: $1.00/page, $10.00 certification fee per document (divorce judgments and other court records).

Search Fee: There is a $10.00 search fee for each record requested. If the requested record is found, the $10.00 search fee will cover the cost of a certified copy. Payment must be received before a search will be done.

Comments: Office space allows for three genealogists at one time. Only pencils can be used in the genealogy area. No children, food, or drinks are allowed while searching indexes.

Births: 1867 to present. Birth records are available only to the individual named on the birth record (registrant), the parents of the registrant, a legal guardian of the registrant, a legal representative of the registrant or an heir of the registrant. An heir is defined as any relative of a deceased individual. Heirs must supply the date and place of death of the registrant when requesting a copy. This policy is in accordance with MCL 333.2882.

Deaths: 1867 to present

Marriages: 1836 to present

Divorces: 1900 to present

Other: Census: 1860, 1870, 1880