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== County Courthouse  ==
  
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<br>[http://www.swiftcounty.com/ Swift County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;301 14th St N; PO Box 50<br> Benson, MN 56215<br> Ph. 320.843.3377&nbsp;<br><br>County Treasurer has birth records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1871 and death records<br> from 1872; Clk Cts has divorce, court and <br>probate records; County Recorder has land records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stevens County, Minnesota page 369, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
[[Category:Swift County, Minnesota]]
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1870--'''Swift County was created 8 November 1870&nbsp;from from [[Chippewa County, Minnesota|Chippewa]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Benson <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 Swift County was named, click [http://mnplaces.mnhs.org/upham/index.cfm here], then select Swift County.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Big Stone County, Minnesota|Big Stone]]
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*[[Chippewa County, Minnesota|Chippewa]]
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*[[Kandiyohi County, Minnesota|Kandiyohi]]
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*[[Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota|Lac Qui Parle]]
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*[[Pope County, Minnesota|Pope]]
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*[[Stevens County, Minnesota|Stevens]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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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]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://genforum.com/mn/swift/ Swift County, MN Genealogy Forum] (GenForum)
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*{{FHL|Minnesota%2C+Swift|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnswift/ Swift County, MNGenWeb]
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== References  ==
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<references />
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[[Category:Swift_County,_Minnesota]]
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{{Minnesota|Minnesota}}

Revision as of 17:10, 2 August 2012

Template:Minnesota-stubUnited States > Minnesota > Swift County

County Courthouse


Swift County Courthouse
 301 14th St N; PO Box 50
Benson, MN 56215
Ph. 320.843.3377 

County Treasurer has birth records from 1870,
marriage records from 1871 and death records
from 1872; Clk Cts has divorce, court and
probate records; County Recorder has land records [1]

History

Parent County

  • 1870--Swift County was created 8 November 1870 from from Chippewa County.  County seat: Benson [2]
  • For a brief history of how Swift County was named, click here, then select Swift 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), Stevens County, Minnesota page 369, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).