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Kalkaska County

Kalkaska County

Kalkaska County Clerk
605 North Birch Street
Kalkaska, MI 49646
Phone: 231-258-3300
Fax: 231-358-3337

Genealogy Research Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call before coming. Due to small office and small staff, mandated services take priority.


Identification Requirements: Pictured ID (lineage for Birth Records)


Certified Copy/Additional: $5.00/$2.00


Genealogy Record Copy: We cannot provide photocopies from our large journals. Certified only.


Other Copy Fees: n/a


Comments: Space allows for one genealogist at a time. Children are not encouraged to attend.


Births: 1871 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 (lineage proven) 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: 1871 to present


Marriages: 1871 to present


Divorces: Only last 30 to 35 years. Files were purged by SCAO.