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Sanilac County

Sanilac County

Sanilac County Clerk
60 West Sanilac Avenue, Room 203
Sandusky, MI 48471
Phone: 810-648-3212, ext. 8221
Fax: 810-648-5466

Genealogy Research Hours: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Identification Requirements: Drivers License


Certified Copy/Additional: $20.00/$10.00 for additional of same record


Genealogy Record Copy: n/a


Other Copy Fee: n/a


Comments: Call ahead for an appointment to reserve the room. Space allows for two genealogists at one time. No children under the age of twelve are allowed.


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: 1898 to present


Civil Records: 1831 to present


Criminal Records: 1882 to present


Naturalization Records: 1850 to 1964 at State Archives


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