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Oceana County

Oceana County

Oceana County Clerk
100 State Street
Hart, MI 49420
Phone: 231-873-4328
Fax: 231-873-5914

Genealogy Research Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Identification Requirements: Drivers License or other picture identification.


Certified Copy/Additional: $10.00/$5.00


Genealogy Record Copy: n/a


Other Copy Fees: $1.00 (uncertified copy of Naturalization record)


Comments: Limited space is available for genealogists. Children are allowed.


Births: 1867 to present. Birth records are not open to the public, 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: 1868 to present


Marriages: 1867 to present


Divorces: 1859 to present


Naturalization: 1856 to 1956. Naturalization records are very sketchy and incomplete.


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