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Montcalm County

Montcalm County

Montcalm County Clerk
211 W. Main Street, P.O. Box 368
Stanton, MI 48888
Phone: 989-831-7339
Fax: 989-831-7474

Genealogy Research Hours: Tuesday – Thursday, 8:30  to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Identification Requirements: Photo ID


Certified Copy/Additional: $10.00/$3.00


Genealogy Record Copy: n/a


Other Copy Fees: $1.00 per page for all but vital records


Comments: Counter space permits only one genealogist doing research at one time. Children are allowed but discouraged from attending. City of Stanton White Pine Library, about 1-1/2 blocks from the courthouse, also has indexes of vital records.


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: 1867 to present


Divorces: 1867 to present


Naturalization and Census Records: Located at the Archives of Michigan in Lansing.


Other: For additional local and state government records with potential genealogical value, see the Archival Circulars for records maintained at the Archives of Michigan.