Watonwan County, Minnesota Genealogy
Guide to Watonwan County Minnesota genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Watonwan County, Minnesota|
Location in the state of Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
|Founded||November 6, 1860|
|County Seat||St. James|
|Address|| Watonwan County Courthouse|
710 2nd Ave S
PO Box 518
St. James, MN 56081-0518
Watonwan County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Clerk District Court has birth, marriage and divorce records from 1863,
divorce and court records from 1865. Probate Judge has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. 
- 1860--Watonwan County was created 6 November 1860 from Brown County. County seat: St. James 
- For a brief history of how Watonwan County was named, click here. Then select Watonwan County.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stevens County, Minnesota page 369, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).