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Wexford County

Wexford County

Wexford County Clerk
437 East Division Street
Cadillac, MI 49601
Phone: 231-779-9450
Fax: 231-779-0447

Genealogy Research Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Identification Requirements: Drivers License, Letter of Authority or Picture Identification


Certified Copy/Additional: $10.00/$4.00


Genealogy Record Copy: $1.00 per page/$10.00 if typed


Other Copy Fees: $1.00 per page (photocopy of Court Records)


Comments: Space allows for two genealogists at one time. Children are allowed if they are quiet and well behaved. Criminal/Civil Record searches are no longer done over the phone. Requests must be in writing and there is a $1.00 per name search fee.


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: 1864 to present


Divorces: Way back to present


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