Leelanau County Vital Records

Search Leelanau County MI vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Leelanau County Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Leelanau County Clerk Suttons Bay MI 8527 East Government Center Drive 49682 231-256-9824

Solon Township Clerk Cedar MI 13048 S Cedar Rd 49621 231-228-7578


Leelanau County Health Department

Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Leelanau County Health Department Lake Leelanau MI 7401 East Duck Lake Road 49653 231-256-0200


Leelanau County Marriage License Office

Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in the office’s jurisdiction. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses they have issued, which are available to the public. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Grand Traverse County Marriage License Traverse MI Grand Traverse County Clerk, 400 Boardman Street 49684 231-922-4760

Leelanau County Marriage License Leland MI Leelanau County Clerk, 301 East Cedar 49654 231-256-9824


Leelanau County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Benzie County Medical Examiner & Coroner Glen Arbor MI PO Box 116 49636 231-334-8184

Grand Traverse County Medical Examiner & Coroner Glen Arbor MI PO Box 116 49636 231-334-8184

Leelanau County Medical Examiner & Coroner Glen Arbor MI PO Box 116 49636 231-334-8184