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Clinton County

Clinton County

Clinton County Clerk
100 East State Street, Suite 2600
St. Johns, MI 48879
Phone: 989-224-5140
Fax: 989-224-5102

Genealogy Research Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Identification Requirements: Drivers License


Certified Copy/Additional: $13.00/$5.00


Other Copy Fees: $10.00 search fee per name for a 10 year search of Civil, Criminal, and Divorce records. $13.00 search fee per name for a 3-year search for marriages and deaths. Copy provided, if found. If not found, search fee is retained by the county.


Comments: Civil, Criminal, and Divorce Records may be researched by genealogists. Space is available for one or two genealogists at one time on a first come, first served basis. Time may be limited if others are waiting. Children are allowed, but not encouraged.


Births: 1867 to present. Researcher must be an heir, must have full name, date of birth, and prove death in order to obtain copy of record. Index not available to public. Search is performed by staff after all requirements are met in accordance with MCL 333.2882.


Deaths: 1867 to present. Index and records are open to the public.


Marriages: 1839 to present. Indexed and records are open to the public.