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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Clearwater County''  
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{{Minnesota-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Clearwater County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.clearwater.mn.us/ Clearwater County Courthouse]<br>213 Main Avenue North<br>Bagley, MN 56621<br>Phone: 218-694-6520<br>Phone: 218-694-6129
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County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and land&nbsp;records<br>and military records from 1903; Court Administrator has divorce<br>&nbsp;probate, court and naturalization&nbsp;records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clearwater County, Minnesota page 363, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1902--'''Clearwater County was created 20 December 1902&nbsp;from [[Beltrami_County,_Minnesota|Beltrami]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Bagley <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''1902--'''Clearwater County was created 20 December 1902&nbsp;from [[Beltrami County, Minnesota|Beltrami]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Bagley <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 Clearwater County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Clearwater County.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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===== Cities  =====
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[http://www.bagleymn.us/ Bagley] | [http://www.clearbrookmn.com/ Clearbrook] | Gonvick | Leonard | Shevlin
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===== Townships  =====
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Bear Creek Township | Clover Township | Copley Township | Dudley Township | Eddy Township | Falk Township | Greenwood Township | Hangaard Township | Holst Township | Itasca Township | La Prairie Township | Leon Township | Minerva Township | Moose Creek Township | Nora Township | Pine Lake Township | Popple Township | Rice Township | Shevlin Township | Sinclair Township&nbsp;| Winsor Township
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===== CDPs  =====
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Elbow Lake | Rice Lake
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===== Unorganized  =====
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North Clearwater | South Clearwater
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===== Ghost Town  =====
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Mallard
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Becker_County,_Minnesota|Becker]]
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*[[Becker County, Minnesota|Becker]]  
*[[Beltrami_County,_Minnesota|Beltrami]]
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*[[Beltrami County, Minnesota|Beltrami]]  
*[[Hubbard_County,_Minnesota|Hubbard]]
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*[[Hubbard County, Minnesota|Hubbard]]  
*[[Mahnomen_County,_Minnesota|Mahnomen]]
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*[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota|Mahnomen]]  
*[[Pennington_County,_Minnesota|Pennington]]
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*[[Pennington County, Minnesota|Pennington]]  
*[[Polk_County,_Minnesota|Polk]]
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*[[Polk County, Minnesota|Polk]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/SAM205.html Clearwater County District Court] -- Naturalization Records
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*Clearwater County Historical Society<br>P.O. Box 241<br>Bagley, MN 56621<br>218-785-2000
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=201304&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Clearwater&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/clearwater/ Clearwater County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Clearwater|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnclearw/ Clearwater County GenWeb]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mn/counties/clearwater/ Cyndi's List: Clearwater County]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:40, 31 July 2012

Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Clearwater County

County Courthouse

Clearwater County Courthouse
213 Main Avenue North
Bagley, MN 56621
Phone: 218-694-6520
Phone: 218-694-6129


County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and land records
and military records from 1903; Court Administrator has divorce
 probate, court and naturalization records [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1902--Clearwater County was created 20 December 1902 from Beltrami County.  County seat: Bagley [2]
  • For a brief history of how Clearwater County was named, click here, then select Clearwater County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Bagley | Clearbrook | Gonvick | Leonard | Shevlin

Townships

Bear Creek Township | Clover Township | Copley Township | Dudley Township | Eddy Township | Falk Township | Greenwood Township | Hangaard Township | Holst Township | Itasca Township | La Prairie Township | Leon Township | Minerva Township | Moose Creek Township | Nora Township | Pine Lake Township | Popple Township | Rice Township | Shevlin Township | Sinclair Township | Winsor Township

CDPs

Elbow Lake | Rice Lake

Unorganized

North Clearwater | South Clearwater

Ghost Town

Mallard

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Clearwater County Historical Society
    P.O. Box 241
    Bagley, MN 56621
    218-785-2000

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clearwater County, Minnesota page 363, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).