Douglas County, Minnesota Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1858--Douglas County was created 8 March 1858 from Cass and Pembina (Old) Counties.  County seat: Alexandria [1]
  • For a brief history of how Douglas County was named, click here, then select Douglas County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Alexandria | Brandon | Carlos | Evansville | Forada | Garfield | Kensington | Millerville | Miltona | Nelson | Osakis

Townships

Alexandria Township | Belle River Township | Brandon Township | Carlos Township | Evansville Township | Holmes City Township | Hudson Township | Ida Township | La Grand Township | Lake Mary Township | Leaf Valley Township | Lund Township | Millerville Township | Miltona Township | Moe Township | Orange Township | Osakis Township | Solem Township | Spruce Hill Township | Urness Township

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

  • County Recorder has land records from the late 1800’s.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Naturalization Records

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • County Recorder has birth, marriage, and death records from 1890
  • Address: Douglas County Courthouse, 305 8th Ave. W, Alexandria, MN 56308

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).