McLeod County, Minnesota Genealogy

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County Courthouse

McLeod County; 830 11th St; PO Box 127; Glencoe, MN 55336; Ph. 320.864.1216 Details: (Co Redr has b & d rec from 1870, m rec from 1865, school cen & land rec; Co Admin has div, pro & ct rec; Veterans Service has mil rec) www.co.mcleod.mn.us/

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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