Cottonwood County MN Criminal and Court

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Cottonwood County Minnesota Public Records

Cottonwood County is located in the state of Minnesota; the county was formed in 1857 and organized in 1870. Cottonwood was named after Cottonwood River. Windom is the largest city in the county and also the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 11,687 people and a total area of 649 square miles (1,680 km2), of which 10 square miles (26 km2) (1.5%) is water and 639 square miles (1,660 km2) is land. The county has a number of cities which include:  Bingham Lake, Comfrey (partial), Jeffers, Mountain Lake, Storden, Windom (county seat) and Westbrook.

Cottonwood County borders the following counties; Redwood County to the north,  Brown County to the northeast, Watonwan County to the east,  Martin County to the southeast, Jackson County to the south, Nobles County to the southwest and Murray County to the west. Major highways in the county include: U.S. Highway 71, Minnesota State Highway 30, Minnesota State Highway 60 and Minnesota State Highway 62.

Kathleen Kretsch is the County Recorder; he is helped in his duties by Susan Horkey and Nancy Macgregor who are both Deputy County Recorders. The county recorder’s office is in charge of all Cottonwood County records pertaining to military discharges, marriage, death, birth, Uniform Commercial Code and State and Federal tax liens.  The recorder’s office is also an agency for the Minnesota Department of Public Safety issuing driver’s licenses and ID cards.

To access public records, visit Records Search, while on the website click on the relevant link to view the records that are available. In case you cannot access the records that you are looking for, you will be required to visit the recorder’s office in person. Alternatively, you can call the recorder’s office through 507-831-1458 for any enquiries regarding public records.

Below is the physical address of the recorder’s office:

900 3rd Avenue
Windom, MN 56101

Office hours:

Mon- Fri

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.