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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Steele County'''  
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Steele County'''  
Guide to '''Steele County Minnesota genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Societies and Libraries<span id="1320729436851S" style="display: none;" />  ==
== Societies and Libraries<span style="display: none;" id="1320729436851S" />  ==
*[http://www.steelecohistoricalsociety.org/ Steele County Historical Society]
*[http://www.steelecohistoricalsociety.org/ Steele County Historical Society]

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

Hand and keyboard.jpg Minnesota
Online Records

Steele County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Steele County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Founded February 20, 1855
County Seat Owatonna
Address Steele County Courthouse
111 E Main Street
Owatonna, MN 55060
Phone: 507.444.7450
Steele County Website

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1855, divorce, probate and court records
from 1858. County Recorder has land records from 1858. [1]


Parent County

County seat: Owatonna [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places[3]

  • Blooming Prairie
  • Ellendale
  • Medford
  • Owatonna
  • Aurora
  • Berlin
  • Blooming Prairie
  • Clinton Falls
  • Deerfield
  • Havana
  • Lemond
  • Medford
  • Meriden
  • Merton
  • Owatonna
  • Somerset
  • Summit

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War service men from Steele 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 Steele County.

- 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company G.
- 2nd Regiment, Minnesota Cavalry, Company C.
- 3rd Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company F.
- 10th Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, Company A.
- 2nd Minnesota Company Sharpshooters, Second Company only.




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), Steele 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).
  3. Steele County Government Webpage. http://www.co.steele.mn.us/about_steele_county/facts_and_figures.html (accessed November 7, 2011).