Berrien County Public Index (Michigan)

Search for Berrien County, MI public indexes. A public index search provides information on vital documents, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, court cases, legal disputes, criminal trials, traffic court violations, family court cases, misdemeanor charges, felony charges, criminal sentences, plea bargains, settlements, court records, case information, property records, property tax reports, property appraisals, government publications, and public documents.


Berrien County Courts act as judicial bodies to resolve legal disputes, including civil and criminal cases in Berrien County, Michigan. They may also provide a searchable public index of Berrien County court records, including case information, trial outcomes, and any sentences, plea bargains, or settlements. Berrien County public indexes allow searches by name or business name, by case number, or by court or case type, which can provide information on misdemeanors and felonies, traffic court violations, family court cases, divorce records, and appeal records. Many Courts provide online access to the Berrien County public index.

Niles District Court Niles MI 1205 North Front Street 49120 269-684-5274

St. Joseph Circuit Court St. Joseph MI 811 Port Street 49085 269-983-7111

St. Joseph District Court St. Joseph MI 811 Port Street 49085 269-983-7111

Three Oaks District Court Three Oaks MI 21 North Elm Street 49128 269-756-1413


Berrien County Clerk Offices maintain public records for a county or local government, including vital records, property records, and permit records in Berrien County, Michigan. Clerks may provide a public index to search their Berrien County records, which can provide information on birth certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, and death certificates. Berrien County public indexes may also contain property tax assessments, real estate appraisal reports, property owner information, and other records related to property. Berrien County Clerks may provide online access to their public index, which can be used for many forms of research.

Berrien County Clerk St. Joseph MI 811 Port Street 49085 269-983-7111

Bridgman City Clerk Bridgman MI 9765 Maple Street 49106 269-465-5144

Niles City Clerk Niles MI 508 East Main Street 49120 269-683-4700

Three Oaks Village Clerk Three Oaks MI 14 Maple Street 49128 269-756-9221


Berrien County Libraries collect and store documents and multimedia records which they make available to the public in Berrien County, Michigan. A Library, especially a state library or municipal library, may also store public records. Libraries often make these records available through a public index, or a searchable database to locate Berrien County government agency reports, government publications, vital records, and other public documents. These records can be used to find information on any individual or business, look up government documents, or conduct a background check, and Berrien County public indexes may be available on the Library website.

Bridgman Public Library Bridgman MI 4460 Lake Street 49106 269-465-3663

Coloma Public Library Coloma MI 151 West Center Street 49038 269-468-3431

James White Library Berrien Springs MI 4190 Administration Drive 49103 269-471-3275

Library & Educational Service Buchanan MI 15437 Red Bud Trail North 49107 269-695-1800

Lincoln Township Public Library Stevensville MI 2099 West John Beers Road 49127 269-429-9575

Niles District Library Niles MI 620 East Main Street 49120 269-683-0075


Berrien County Town and City Halls provide municipal services to their area, which includes keeping a number of documents that are accessible to the public in Berrien County, Michigan. Berrien County public records, including vital documents, property records, and permit records, may be available through a public index database. Berrien County public indexes can provide searchable databases for birth certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, and death certificates, as well as property-related records like property tax assessments, property appraisals, and property owner information. These records can help conduct a Berrien County background check or locate information about a person or business.

Buchanan City Hall Buchanan MI 302 Red Bud Trail North 49107 269-695-3844

Coloma City Hall Coloma MI 119 North Paw Paw Street 49038 269-468-6606

New Buffalo City Hall New Buffalo MI 224 West Buffalo Street 49117 269-469-1500

Niles City Hall Niles MI 333 North 2nd Street 49120 269-683-4700

Watervliet City Hall Watervliet MI 158 W Pleasant St 49098 269-463-6769


Berrien County Archives preserve documents and other records that hold historical significance in Berrien County, Michigan. They may also keep public records such as Berrien County birth certificates, property sale records, and historical maps. Archives may provide a public index to search for their documents by type, location, name, or business name. These public indexes can also provide information on historic property boundaries, death certificates, and criminal records, making them valuable resources for conducting Berrien County genealogical research. Archives may provide access to the Berrien County public index on their website.

St Joseph Police Records Archive St. Joseph MI 700 Broad Street 49085 269-983-2575