Research Requests

Research requests will be accepted by mail, online and e-mail. Research is limited to Goodhue County only. Research time is charged at the rate of $$25.00 minimum up to one hour and then $18.00 per hour or $9.00 per half hour after the minimum, plus copy and postage charges. Obituary requests are $10 each. GENEALOGY RESEARCH IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO VISIT THE HISTORY CENTER.

Please include full names, dates, townships, etc.  If sending a request by mail, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. If you are e-mailing, please give us a regular mailing address too so we can send out copies of pertinent information.

GCHS does not have birth, death, marriage or land records. These are kept at the Recorders Office at the courthouse in Red Wing.  They can be reached at 651-385-3000.

Complete the form below and we will contact you regarding your request.