Courthouse Annex
234 W. Baraga Ave.
Marquette, MI  49855
PH:  (906) 225-8330  
FAX: (906) 225-8333
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
By Appointment Only
Ishpeming Service Center
215 W. Hematite Dr.
Ishpeming, MI  49849
PH:  (906) 486-6510
Office Hours: Closed Until Further Notice

Directions to County Clerks Office

LindaTalsma-County Clerk    

The office of the County Clerk was established by the Michigan State Constitution.
The County Clerk is elected on a partisan basis for a four-year term. The duties of the County Clerk are provided by Michigan Law, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Chief Election Official of the County
  • Clerk of the County Jury Board
  • Clerk of the Circuit Court
  • Clerk of the Concealed Weapons Licensing Board
  • Clerk of the County Board of Canvassers
  • Clerk of the County Apportionment Commission
  • Clerk of the County Election Commission
  • Clerk of the County Plat Board
  • Vital Records Registrar

Michigan County Clerks have a myriad of responsibilities and are dedicated to providing excellent customer service. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you!
Linda K.Talsma, County Clerk                                           

Available links to the left of this web page are:

Election Information

Application to County Boards/Commissions

Vacancies to Board and Commissions

If you have general questions for the Clerks office please email the County Clerks office at

If you have questions directly for the County Clerk you can Email her at


Vital Records, Court Documents and Fines

To make Payments on Fines and Costs, order Vital Records or Circuit Court Documents such as Divorce Records, Name Searches, etc.  Please email a request to
Or call 906-225-8330 for assistance.