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United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png McLeod County

Guide to McLeod County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Minnesota
Online Records

McLeod County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting McLeod County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Founded March 1, 1856
County Seat Glencoe
Address McLeod County Courthouse
830 11th St
PO Box 127
Glencoe, MN 55336
Phone: 320.864.1216
McLeod County Website

County Courthouse

Recorder has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1865, school census and land records.
County Administrator has divorce, probate and court records.
Veterans Service has military records. [1]


Parent County

  • 1856--McLeod County was created 1 March 1856 from Carver and Sibley Counties.  County seat: Glencoe [2]
  • For a brief history of how McLeod County was named, click here.  Then select McLeod County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

For a list of cities and towns go to hometownlocator.com or wikipedia.com.

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War service men from McLeod County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of McLeod County.

- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company B.




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), McLeod County, Minnesota page 366, 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).