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Kalamazoo County

Kalamazoo County

Kalamazoo County Clerk
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone: 269-383-8840
Fax: 269-384-8143

Genealogy Research Hours: Genealogical assistance is provided nearly every day by volunteers from the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society. Please call ahead to confirm that a volunteer will be available.


Identification Requirements: Sign-in sheet


Certified Copy/Additional: $13.00 certified copy; $4.00 additional


Genealogy Record Copy: Same


Other Copy Fees: n/a


Comments: Space allows for four genealogists at one time, but does not permit children.


Births: 1867 to present. Birth indexes are not available for public review. 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. Indexes are open to the public.


Marriages:1831 to present. Indexes are open to the public.


Divorces: Contact 9th Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, 227 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, (616) 383-8837.


Other Records: Assumed names; Co-partnerships; Military Discharges (veterans and heirs only)