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Tuscola County

Tuscola County

Tuscola County Clerk
440 North State Street
Caro, MI 48723
Phone: 517-672-3780
Fax: 517-672-4266

Genealogy Research Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Identification Requirements: Drivers License Number


Certified Copy/Additional: $13.00/$5.00 (effective January 2002)


Genealogy Record Copy: n/a


Other Copy Fees: $4.00 per record (Verification of facts-all information typed that is shown on the record)


Comments: Information is not provided over the telephone. Limited space allows for one genealogist at a time. No children are allowed. Records are not on computer. Small staff does not allow for genealogy assistance, including lifting index and record books.


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. Death records are available to the public.


Marriages: 1851 to present. Marriage records are available to the public.


Divorces: Approximately 1850. Divorce records are available to the public. Certified copies are $10.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page in the judgment. True copies are $1.00 a page.


Criminal Records: Approximately 1850. Same fees as listed for divorce records above.


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