Lookup Public Records on Anyone in Faribault County, MN. Results Include: Court Records, Legal Documents, Birth and Death Certificates, Property Ownership, Vital Statistics, Military Discharges, Federal Judgements, Federal/State tax liens.
Faribault County is located in the state of Minnesota; it was founded in February 20, 1855 and named after Jean-Baptiste Faribault, a settler and French fur trader among the Sioux Indians. Blue Earth is the largest city in the county and also the count seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 14,553 and a total area of 722 square miles, of which 9.4 square miles (1.3%) is water and 712 square miles is land. Faribault County borders the following counties: Blue Earth County to the north, Waseca County to the northeast, Freeborn County to the east, Winnebago County, Iowa to the southeast, Kossuth County, Iowa to the southwest and Martin County to the west.
The county assessor is responsible for providing the county with assessment of personal and real property in Faribault County as provided by state laws and regulations. The assessment is based upon appraisals and reviews done by the appraisal staff. In addition, the assessor attends Boards of Equalization meetings, administers various property tax programs and prepares abstracts and other forms prescribed by the Commissioner of Revenue. It is important to note that all county property records are maintained by the County’s assessing officers. Some of the records are made public while some of the records are confidential, due to data privacy laws.
To obtain records in the county you can visit Records Search. Another sure way of accesog public records is by visiting the assessor’s office in person at 415 N Main, Blue Earth, MN 56013. Alternatively you can call 526-6201 for any enquiries regarding public records.
John Thompson is the county Auditor/Treasurer/Coordinator; his office is responsible for election coordination and oversight, financial records including budgets and annual statements, property tax transactions (tax calculations, land transfers, land records), payroll functions, accounts receivable and accounts payable
Below is the physical address of the auditor’s office:
Main Courthouse Building
415 N Main,
Blue Earth, MN 56013