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NOTICE - Updated 4/9/2020

Due to the continued health concerns raised by the COVID-19 virus the Lyon County Government Center, Public Works and the landfill will be closed to the public until further notice.  
Auditor/Treasurer - 507-537-6724
Driver’s License - 507-537-6727
Recorder, Birth, Death, Marriage - 507-537-6722
Assessor - 507-537-6731
Court Administration - 507-537-6734
Probation - 507-537-6746
Veteran’s Services - 507-537-6729
Human Resources, Administration - 507-537-6961
Passports - 507-532-1339
Environmental (including Household Hazardous Waste and mattress recycling)   - 507-532-8210
Landfill - 507-865-4615
Lyon County Soil & Water Conservation District - 507-532-8207 Ext. 3
Highway - 507-532-8205
Residents may also contact county staff by email. Email addresses are listed on the county website at www.lyonco.org/departments. We apologize for any inconvenience that that this may cause, and we thank you for your understanding.  These precautions are necessary to ensure the safety of our employees and to slow the spread of the virus.  For more information about COVID-19 and how to prevent the spread of the virus, please visit www.cdc.gov or www.health.state.mn.us.
Further updates will be posted to our website https://www.lyonco.org and Facebook page as they become available.

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Military Discharge Information

After you have been discharged, you will need to file your DD-214 with your county of residence.  Please bring your complete DD-214, or mail it, to the Lyon County Recorder, 607 West Main Street Marshall, MN 56258.  We will file it and return the original back to you.  We would also like to suggest that you stop in and meet the Lyon County Veterans Service Officer and staff.  There is a lot that they can do for you. When you need to prove your veterans' status, a certified copy of your DD-214 might be required.  You can obtain those from the recorder's office.  There is no fee to the veteran for a certified copy of his/her DD214, but you will be required to complete an application.  Access to these records are restricted.  You may contact our office at 507-537-6722 or the VSO Office at  507-537-6729 if you have any questions.

 

Passports

 See: Passports 

Genealogy Research

Southwest History Center
Southwest State University
Marshall, MN 56258
1-800-642-0684 ext 7373
1-507-537-7373 Minnesota Historical Society
345 W Kellogg Blvd
St Paul, MN 55102-1906
651-296-6126
www.mnhs.org

 

Immigration & Naturalization

For information regarding Immigration and Naturalization please contact:

US Department of Justice, Immigration, and Naturalization
Metro Office Park
2901 Metro Dr
Bloomington, MN 55425 US Citizenship and Immigration Services - www.uscis.gov US Immigration 1-800-375-5283 Forms: 1-800-870-3676 Sioux Falls: 1-605-330-4276 (automated, leave phone number)

 

Notary Public Information

If you want to become a Notary Public, you must contact the Secretary of State.  Online applications are accepted at:  https://notary.sos.state.mn.us Once you have made your application and receive your Notary Public Commission from the Secretary of State, you will need to file this with the county of your residence.  In Lyon County, you need to present your Notary Public Commission, along with a filing fee of $20.00.  At the time of filing you will be asked for a specimen of your signature to have on file in the Recorder’s Office. You may be asked for two signatures, the first signature required is the same as what the commission shows, the second signature is how you will be signing your notary.  If these are both the same, then you will need to sign only once.