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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Swift County'''  
 
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Minnesota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Swift County'''  
  
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| county = Swift County
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| state = Minnesota
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| founded year = 1870
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| founded date = November 8
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| seat = Benson
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| building address = Swift County Courthouse<br> 301 14th St N<br> PO Box 50<br> Benson, MN 56215<br> Ph. 320.843.3377<br>[http://www.swiftcounty.com/ '''Swift County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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<br><br>County Treasurer has birth records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1871 and death records from 1872. <br>Clerk Courts has divorce, court and probate records. <br>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>  
<br>[http://www.swiftcounty.com/ Swift County Courthouse]<br>301 14th St N; PO Box 50<br> Benson, MN 56215<br> Ph. 320.843.3377<br><br>County Treasurer has birth records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1871 and death records from 1872. <br>Clerk Courts has divorce, court and probate records. <br>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>  
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 18:26, 10 April 2013

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Swift County, Minnesota
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Minnesota
Location of Minnesota in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 8, 1870
County Seat Benson
Courthouse
Address Swift County Courthouse
301 14th St N
PO Box 50
Benson, MN 56215
Ph. 320.843.3377
Swift County Website


County Courthouse[edit | edit source]



County Treasurer has birth records from 1870,
marriage records from 1871 and death records from 1872.
Clerk Courts has divorce, court and probate records.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • 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.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 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.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).