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Jill M. Nowak, County Clerk


Jill M. Nowak, County Clerk









Lindsey Marquardt, Chief Deputy County Clerk

Debra Nalley, Deputy County Clerk

Tiffany Mackey, Deputy County Clerk

Holly Garber, Deputy Circuit Court Clerk

Melissa Andersen, Juvenile Register

HOURS: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Monday thru Friday

Inspection of Vital Records/Genealogy Purposes
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m & 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

415 Third Street
Manistee, MI 49660
(231) 723-3331
Fax (231) 723-1492 (Vital records cannot be faxed)
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The Manistee County Clerk's Office is now accepting payments by credit card through GovPayNet.


Please see Additional Services and Fees for cost of these documents.

To pay for Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Records, DBAs or Court Copies from the Manistee County Clerk please click on the following link:

*These payments must be submitted along with a written request for the document.*




To pay for Fines, Costs, Court Assessments, Mediation Fees or Bonds for the 19th Circuit Court-Manistee County please click the following link:



To pay for Fines, Costs and Court Assessments for the 19th Circuit Court Family/Juvenile Divsion please click the following link:



Maintain public records for the citizens of Manistee County. Provide information requested in a proficient and timely manner.

The Manistee County Clerk's Office has three major functions: Maintain Vital Manistee County Records, Election Coordinator for Manistee County, and as Clerk of the Circuit Court; Processes and Maintains all Circuit Court Files.

The Clerk's Office, issues, indexes and records Vital Records such as Marriage Licenses, Birth Certificates and Death Certificates.

The Clerk's Office is responsible for all Election Activities in Manistee County.

As Clerk of the Circuit Court, the Clerk's Office maintains the Circuit Court Records of the 19th Circuit Court, Juvenile Court and the Family Division of the Circuit Court.

The County Clerk is also the Clerk for the Board of Commissioners and statutorily serves on numerous County Boards and Commissions.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 14:56

General Website Inquiries:
Manistee County Administrator
415 Third Street
Manistee, Michigan 49660