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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Cass County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Cass County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.cass.mn.us/ Cass County Courthouse]<br>303 Minnesota Avenue West<br>P.O. Box 3000<br>Walker, MN 56484<br>Phone: 218-547-7260 218-547-7247 <br><br>County Treasurer has birth and death records from 1896 <br>and marriage records from 1897. <br>Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1899, court records from 1898, <br>probate and naturalization records. <br>City or Town Clerks have burial records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cass County, Minnesota page 363, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1851--'''Cass County was created 31 March 1851&nbsp;from [[Dakota County, Minnesota|Dakota]], [[Pembina County, Minnesota|Pembina]] (Old), [[Mahkahta County, Minnesota|Mahkahta]], Eliminated 1 Sep 1851, and [[Wahnata County, Minnesota|Wahnata]], Eliminated 1 Sep 1851,&nbsp;Counties.
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'''County seat:''' Walker <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*For a brief history of how Cass County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Cass County.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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[http://www.backusmn.com/ Backus] | Bena | Boy River | Cass Lake | Chickamaw Beach | [http://www.eastgulllake.govoffice.com/ East Gull Lake] | [http://www.federaldam.com/ Federal Dam] | Hackensack | [http://cityoflakeshore.com/ Lake Shore] | Longville | [http://www.cityofmotley.com/ Motley] | Pillager | Pine River | Remer | [http://walker.govoffice.com/ Walker]
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===== Townships  =====
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Ansel Township | Barclay Township | Becker Township | Beulah Township | Birch Lake Township | Blind Lake Township | Boy Lake Township | Boy River Township | Bull Moose Township | Bungo Township | Byron Township | Crooked Lake Township | Deerfield Township | Fairview Township | Gould Township | Hiram Township | Home Brook Township | Inguadona Township | Kego Township | Leech Lake Township | Lima Township | Loon Lake Township | Maple Township | May Township | McKinley Township | Meadow Brook Township| Moose Lake Township | Otter Tail Peninsula Township | Pike Bay Township | Pine Lake Township | Pine River Township | Ponto Lake Township | Poplar Township | Powers Township | Remer Township | Rogers Township | Salem Township | Shingobee Township | Slater Township | Smoky Hollow Township | Sylvan Township&nbsp; | Thunder | Lake Township | Torrey Township | Trelipe Township || Turtle Lake Township | Wabedo Township | Walden Township | Wilkinson Township | Wilson Township | Woodrow Township
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===== Unorganized  =====
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Wahnena | North Cass | North Central Cass | East Cass
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===== Unincorporated  =====
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Outing | Pontoria
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Aitkin County, Minnesota|Aitkin]]
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*[[Beltrami County, Minnesota|Beltrami]]
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*[[Crow Wing County, Minnesota|Crow Wing]]
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*[[Hubbard County, Minnesota|Hubbard]]
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*[[Itasca County, Minnesota|Itasca]]
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*[[Morrison County, Minnesota|Morrison]]
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*[[Todd County, Minnesota|Todd]]
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*[[Wadena County, Minnesota|Wadena]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Cities, Townships and Communities ==
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*[http://www.casscountymuseum.org/index.html Cass County Historical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/cass/ Cass County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Cass|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mncass/ Cass County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/cass/ Cyndi's List:&nbsp;Cass County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 21:36, 18 December 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Cass County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Minnesota
Online Records


County Courthouse

Cass County Courthouse
303 Minnesota Avenue West
P.O. Box 3000
Walker, MN 56484
Phone: 218-547-7260 218-547-7247

County Treasurer has birth and death records from 1896
and marriage records from 1897.
Clerk District Court has divorce records from 1899, court records from 1898,
probate and naturalization records.
City or Town Clerks have burial records.[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1851--Cass County was created 31 March 1851 from Dakota, Pembina (Old), Mahkahta, Eliminated 1 Sep 1851, and Wahnata, Eliminated 1 Sep 1851, Counties.

County seat: Walker [2]

  • For a brief history of how Cass County was named, click here, then select Cass County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Backus | Bena | Boy River | Cass Lake | Chickamaw Beach | East Gull Lake | Federal Dam | Hackensack | Lake Shore | Longville | Motley | Pillager | Pine River | Remer | Walker

Townships

Ansel Township | Barclay Township | Becker Township | Beulah Township | Birch Lake Township | Blind Lake Township | Boy Lake Township | Boy River Township | Bull Moose Township | Bungo Township | Byron Township | Crooked Lake Township | Deerfield Township | Fairview Township | Gould Township | Hiram Township | Home Brook Township | Inguadona Township | Kego Township | Leech Lake Township | Lima Township | Loon Lake Township | Maple Township | May Township | McKinley Township | Meadow Brook Township| Moose Lake Township | Otter Tail Peninsula Township | Pike Bay Township | Pine Lake Township | Pine River Township | Ponto Lake Township | Poplar Township | Powers Township | Remer Township | Rogers Township | Salem Township | Shingobee Township | Slater Township | Smoky Hollow Township | Sylvan Township  | Thunder | Lake Township | Torrey Township | Trelipe Township || Turtle Lake Township | Wabedo Township | Walden Township | Wilkinson Township | Wilson Township | Woodrow Township

Unorganized

Wahnena | North Cass | North Central Cass | East Cass

Unincorporated

Outing | Pontoria

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cass County, Minnesota page 363, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).