Kent County Public Index (Michigan)

Search for Kent 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.


Kent County Courts act as judicial bodies to resolve legal disputes, including civil and criminal cases in Kent County, Michigan. They may also provide a searchable public index of Kent County court records, including case information, trial outcomes, and any sentences, plea bargains, or settlements. Kent 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 Kent County public index.

Grand Rapids Circuit Court Grand Rapids MI 180 Ottawa Avenue Northwest 49503 616-632-5480

Grand Rapids District Court I Grand Rapids MI 180 Ottawa Avenue Northwest 49503 616-632-5700

Grand Rapids District Court II Grand Rapids MI 649 Kenmoor Avenue Southeast 49546 616-336-3570

Grandville District Court Grandville MI 3161 Wilson Avenue Southwest 49418 616-538-9660

Kentwood District Court Kentwood MI 4740 Walma Avenue Southeast 49512 616-698-9310

Rockford District Court Rockford MI 105 Maple Street Northeast 49341 616-866-1576

Walker District Court Walker MI 4343 Remembrance Road Northwest 49534 616-453-5765

Wyoming District Court Wyoming MI 2650 De Hoop Avenue Southwest 49509 616-530-7385


Kent County Libraries collect and store documents and multimedia records which they make available to the public in Kent 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 Kent 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 Kent County public indexes may be available on the Library website.

Arthur Andrews Memorial LIBR Grand Rapids MI 143 Bostwick Avenue Northeast 49503 616-234-3870

Cedar Springs Public Library Cedar Springs MI 43 West Cherry Street Northeast 49319 616-696-1910

Grand Rapids Public Library Grand Rapids MI 111 Commerce Avenue Southwest 49503 616-988-5400

Grand Rapids Public Library Grand Rapids MI 111 Library Street Northeast 49503 616-988-5400

Grand Rapids Public Library - Madison Square branch Grand Rapids MI 1201 Madison Avenue Southeast 49507 616-988-5411

Grand Rapids Public Library - Ottawa Hill Branch Grand Rapids MI 1150 Giddings Avenue Southeast 49506 616-988-5412

Grand Rapids Public Library - Seymour branch Grand Rapids MI 2350 Eastern Avenue Southeast 49507 616-988-5413

Grand Rapids Public Library - Van Belkum branch Grand Rapids MI 1563 Plainfield Avenue Northeast 49505 616-988-5410

Grand Rapids Public Library - West Leonard branch Grand Rapids MI 1017 Leonard Street Northwest 49504 616-988-5416

Grand Rapids Public Library - West Side branch Grand Rapids MI 713 Bridge Street Northwest 49504 616-988-5414

Hekman Library Grand Rapids MI 3210 Burton Street Southeast 49546 616-526-7197

Kent District Library - Alpine Township Branch Comstock Park MI 5255 Alpine Avenue Northwest 49321 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - Alto Branch Alto MI 6071 Linfield Avenue Southeast 49302 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - Byron Township Branch Byron Center MI 8191 Byron Center Avenue Southwest 49315 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - Cascade Township Branch Grand Rapids MI 2870 Jack Smith Avenue Southeast 49546 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - Comstock Park Branch Comstock Park MI 3943 West River Road Northeast 49321 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - East Grand Rapids Branch Grand Rapids MI 746 Lakeside Drive Southeast 49506 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - Grandville Branch Grandville MI 4055 Maple Street Southwest 49418 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch Grand Rapids MI 4950 Breton Road Southeast 49508 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - Nelson Township / Sand Lake Branch Sand Lake MI 88 Bass Lake Road 49343 877-243-2466

Kent District Library - Plainfield Township Branch Grand Rapids MI 2650 5 Mile Road Northeast 49525 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - Tyrone Township Branch Kent City MI 43 South Main Street 49330 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - Walker Branch Grand Rapids MI 4293 Remembrance Road Northwest 49534 616-784-2007

Kent District Library - Wyoming Branch Wyoming MI 3350 Michael Avenue Southwest 49509 616-784-2007

Lakeland Library Co-Op Grand Rapids MI 4138 3 Mile Road Northwest 49534 616-988-0175

Lowell Public Library Lowell MI 200 North Monroe Street 49331 616-647-3920

Sparta Township Library Sparta MI 80 North Union Street 49345 616-887-9937


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

Byron Township Clerk Byron Center MI 8085 Byron Center Avenue Southwest 49315 616-878-9104

Grandville City Clerk Grandville MI 3195 Wilson Avenue Southwest 49418 616-530-4977

Kent County Clerk Grand Rapids MI 300 Monroe Avenue Northwest 49503 616-632-7640

Walker City Clerk Walker MI 4243 Remembrance Road Northwest 49534 616-791-6862

Wyoming Clerk Wyoming MI 1155 28th Street Southwest 49509 616-530-7296


Kent 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 Kent County, Michigan. Kent County public records, including vital documents, property records, and permit records, may be available through a public index database. Kent 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 Kent County background check or locate information about a person or business.

Cedar Springs City Hall Cedar Springs MI 66 South Main 49319 616-696-1330

Grand Rapids City Hall Grand Rapids MI Unit 2, 300 Monroe Ave NW 49503 616-456-3010

Grandville City Hall Grandville MI 3195 Wilson Avenue Southwest 49418 616-531-3030

Sand Lake Town Hall Sand Lake MI 2 West Maple Street 49343 616-636-8854

Wyoming City Hall Wyoming MI 1155 28th Street Southwest 49509 616-534-5799


Kent County Archives preserve documents and other records that hold historical significance in Kent County, Michigan. They may also keep public records such as Kent 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 Kent County genealogical research. Archives may provide access to the Kent County public index on their website.

Grand Rapids City Archive Grand Rapids MI 223 Washington Street Southeast 49503 616-456-3114

Grand Rapids National Archive Grand Rapids MI 303 Pearl Street Northwest 49504 616-451-9263

Grand Rapids Official Records Archive Grand Rapids MI 300 Monroe Avenue Northwest 49503 616-456-3010