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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Polk County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.polk.mn.us/ Polk County Courthouse]<br>612 N Broadway<br> Crookston, MN 56716<br> Phone: 218.281.3464 <br><br>County Administrator has birth, death, probate and court records from 1875.<br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Polk County, Minnesota page 367, {{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  ====
  
'''1858--'''Polk County was created 20&nbsp;July 1858&nbsp;from Pembina&nbsp;(Old) County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Crookston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1858--'''Polk County was created 20&nbsp;July 1858&nbsp;from Pembina&nbsp;(Old) County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Crookston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Clearwater_County,_Minnesota|Clearwater]]
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*[[Clearwater County, Minnesota|Clearwater]]  
*[[Grand_Forks_County,_North_Dakota|Grand Forks County, North Dakota]]
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*[[Grand Forks County, North Dakota|Grand Forks County, North Dakota]]  
*[[Mahnomen_County,_Minnesota|Mahnomen]]
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*[[Mahnomen County, Minnesota|Mahnomen]]  
*[[Marshall_County,_Minnesota|Marshall]]
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*[[Marshall County, Minnesota|Marshall]]  
*[[Norman_County,_Minnesota|Norman]]
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*[[Norman County, Minnesota|Norman]]  
*[[Pennington_County,_Minnesota|Pennington]]
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*[[Pennington County, Minnesota|Pennington]]  
*[[Red_Lake_County,_Minnesota|Red Lake]]
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*[[Red Lake County, Minnesota|Red Lake]]  
*[[Traill_County,_North_Dakota|Traill County, North Dakota]]
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*[[Traill County, North Dakota|Traill County, North Dakota]]  
*[[Walsh_County,_North_Dakota|Walsh County, North Dakota]]
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*[[Walsh County, North Dakota|Walsh County, North Dakota]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*McCall, T. M. ''Centennial History of Polk County''. Crookston, MN: McGarry Printing Co., 1961. Print.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.mnhistoricnw.org/Polkchs.htm Polk Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.mnhistoricnw.org/Polkchs.htm Polk Historical Society]
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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=201595&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Polk&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/polk/ Polk County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Polk|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Polk_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 23:33, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Polk County Courthouse
612 N Broadway
Crookston, MN 56716
Phone: 218.281.3464

County Administrator has birth, death, probate and court records from 1875.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1858--Polk County was created 20 July 1858 from Pembina (Old) County. County seat: Crookston [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • McCall, T. M. Centennial History of Polk County. Crookston, MN: McGarry Printing Co., 1961. Print.

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), Polk County, Minnesota page 367, 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).