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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Minnesota|Minnesota]] > Renville County''  
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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Renville County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.renville.mn.us/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B9A616196-E3B3-4A31-8CCE-A9799325F26C%7D Renville County Courthouse]<br>500 DePue Ave E; <br>Olivia, MN 56277<br>Phone: 320.523.3669<br><br>District Court has birth, marriage, and death records <br>from 1870, divorce, probate and court records.<br>County Recorderhas land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Renville County, Minnesota page 368, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County====  
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==== Parent County ====
  
Established in 1855 from Nicollet and Pierce counties. It was organized in 1866 (some sources say 1867). Before its organization it was attached to Nicollet County for judicial purposes.  
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*'''1855--'''Renville County was created 20 February 1855 from&nbsp;[[Nicollet County, Minnesota|Nicollet]], Pierce (Eliminated 20 Feb 1862), and [[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]]&nbsp;Counties.
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'''County seat:''' Olivia <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 Renville County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Renville County.
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Brown County, Minnesota|Brown]]
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*[[Chippewa County, Minnesota|Chippewa]]
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*[[Kandiyohi County, Minnesota|Kandiyohi]]
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*[[McLeod County, Minnesota|McLeod]]
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*[[Meeker County, Minnesota|Meeker]]
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*[[Nicollet County, Minnesota|Nicollet]]
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*[[Redwood County, Minnesota|Redwood]]
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*[[Sibley County, Minnesota|Sibley]]
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*[[Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota|Yellow Medicine]]
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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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=201627&subject_disp=Minnesota%2C+Renville&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/renville/ Renville County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Renville|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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[[Category:Renville_County,_Minnesota]]
 
[[Category:Renville_County,_Minnesota]]

Revision as of 23:33, 18 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Renville County Courthouse
500 DePue Ave E;
Olivia, MN 56277
Phone: 320.523.3669

District Court has birth, marriage, and death records
from 1870, divorce, probate and court records.
County Recorderhas land records. [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Renville County was created 20 February 1855 from Nicollet, Pierce (Eliminated 20 Feb 1862), and Sibley Counties.

County seat: Olivia [2]

  • For a brief history of how Renville County was named, click here, then select Renville County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

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), Renville County, Minnesota page 368, 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).