Scott County, Minnesota Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Scott County; 428 S Holmes St; Shakopee, MN 55379; Ph. 952.496.8150 Details: (Co Redr has b & d rec from 1871, m rec from 1856, land rec from 1850’s & mil dis rec from 1950; Clk Cts has div & pro rec from 1850’s & ct rec from 1880)

History

Parent County

  • 1853--Scott County was created 5 March 1853 from Dakota County.  County seat: Shakopee [1]
  • For a brief history of Scott County's name, click here, then select Scott County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Scott 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 Scott County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Companies A, C, and F.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company L.
- 4th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 5th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company E.
- 8th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company I.
- Brackett's Battalion, Minnesota Cavalry, Company C.

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).