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United States Gotoarrow.png Minnesota Gotoarrow.png Koochiching County

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

Koochiching County, Minnesota
Map of Minnesota highlighting Koochiching County
Location in the state of Minnesota
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Founded December 19, 1906
County Seat International Falls
Address Koochiching County Courthouse
715 4th Street
International Falls, MN 56649
Phone: 218.283.6260
Koochiching County Website

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Clerk District Court has birth, death,
divorce, court and probate records from 1907. [1]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 1906--Koochiching County was created 19 December 1906 from Itasca County.  County seat: International Falls [2]
  • For a brief history of how Koochiching County was named, click here, then select Koochiching County.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Cities[edit | edit source]

Big Falls | International Falls | Littlefork | Mizpah | Northome | Ranier

Unorganized[edit | edit source]

Rainy Lake | East Koochiching | South Koochiching | Northome | Northwest Koochiching | Nett Lake

Unincorporated[edit | edit source]

Birchdale | Craigsville | Indus | Island View | Loman | Pelland | Ray

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository. For more information about these major repositories, see Minnesota Church Records.

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Koochiching County, Minnesota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Minnesota Local Histories.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Minnesota tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page Minnesota Taxation.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers
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Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Koochiching County, Minnesota page 365, 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).