Macomb County, Michigan Records

Macomb County, Michigan (Map It) was created on January 15, 1818 from Wayne County. The county was named for U.S. General Alexander Macomb, a notable officer of the War of 1812.

Macomb County is bordered by St. Clair County (northeast), Lapeer County (northwest), Oakland County (west), Wayne County (south).

Macomb County Cities, Towns & Villages include  Center Line, Eastpointe, Fraser, Grosse Pointe Shores, Memphis, Mount Clemens, New Baltimore, Richmond, Roseville, St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, Utica, Warren, Armada, New Haven, Romeo.

Macomb County Townships include  Armada, Bruce, Chesterfield Charter, Clinton Charter, Harrison Charter, Lenox, Macomb, Ray, Richmond, Shelby Charter, Washington.

A Map of Macomb County, Michigan contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Macomb County, Michigan Courthouse Records

Macomb County, Michigan Courthouse
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Macomb County, MI Courthouse

The Macomb County Courthouse is located in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. Learn More About State of Michigan Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Macomb county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.

  • Macomb County Clerk has Births & Deaths from 1867 and Marriage Records from 1819. The County Clerk is responsible for keeping records of births, deaths, assumed names, co-partnerships, issuing and filing marriage licenses, gun permits, notary bonds and processing passports. The date listed for each category of record is the earliest record known to exist in that county. It does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and certainly does not indicate that all such events that year were actually registered. See also Macomb County Clerk Information for Genealogists
  • Macomb County Register of Deeds has Land from 1818.The County Register of Deeds is the official recording officer for all legal documents pertaining to the transfers and encumbrances of all real estate property within the County. The Register also provides permanent storage for approved original subdivision plats, condominiums, land surveys and section corners.
  • Macomb County Clerk of the Probate Court has Probate from 1849. The County Clerk of the Probate Court responsibilities include adjudicating and disposes of cases involving property of persons who have died or become incompetent, interprets wills and trusts, commits the mentally ill when necessary and appoints guardians and conservators for minors, incapacitated individuals and individuals with developmental disability.
  • Macomb County Clerk of the Circuit Court has Court from 1818. The County Clerk of the Circuit Court provides a variety of functions for the court such as, but not limited to: filing and maintaing the official record for all cases that come before the court; providing staff to assist in the operation of the court; working with the Jury Commission and notifying all potential jurors to appear for jury duty; and, processing felony criminal cases bound over from the District Court.

Macomb County, Michigan Census Records

Macomb County, Michigan Vital Records

Macomb County, Michigan Resources

Macomb County, Michigan External Links

  • Macomb Co. MI General and History Websites
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