Milwaukee County, WI Public Records
Restricted Records: No sealed records released
The Milwaukee County Clerk of Circuit Court Criminal Division is responsible for felony, misdemeanor, and traffic cases and county ordinance cases, as well as jury trial requests from 19 municipal courts located in Milwaukee County.
P: 414-278-4120, 414-278-4538
Restricted Records: No paternity records released unless post-judgment
This Court processes cases for the civil and family courts in Milwaukee County. Cases include small claims (for amounts less than $10,000), large claims, garnishments, restraining orders, divorce, paternity, state tax liens, and satisfactions.
View case file data at https://query.municourt.milwaukee.gov/. Search by case number, citation number, defendant name or violation location.
Search citations at http://apps.westalliswi.gov/onlinepayments/citationsearch.aspx. Name searching not offered, must have citation number. Search includes court and municipal citations with an outstanding balance of $1000 or less issued to adults.
P: 414-278-4444, 414-278-4516
Milwaukee County, WI Vital Records
Contact the Milwaukee County Office of the Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.
Register of Deeds
901 N 9th St, Rm 103
Milwaukee, WI 53233 https://county.milwaukee.gov/EN/Regis
Milwaukee County Vital Certificates
If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.
Get a vital certificate.
Milwaukee County Information
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin is more than just the home of Harley Davidson Motorcycles and many of the United States best breweries, but it is easy to understand why these are among Milwaukee County's most notable landmarks. Being the home of Harley Davidson Motorcycles, visitors who want to ride a Harley or learn more about its history can visit the Harley-Davidson Motor Company, the House of Harley-Davidson clothes and collectibles, or the Harley-Davidson Museum. The Museum of Beer and Brewing showcases the history of the beer and brewing industry. The Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion, of Pabst Brewing, is on the National Register of Historic Homes. Visitors who want a more hands-on experience of the "beer capital of the world" can taste and tour the over 150 breweries in Milwaukee County including the historic Pabst Brewery and Tavern, Lakefront Brewing, and Budweiser. Milwaukee County is also home to some of the United States' most historic and architecturally beautiful cathedrals including the Basilica of St. Josaphat, designed after St. Peter's in Rome.
Milwaukee County is known as the place where the water meets the land. Many activities take place along Milwaukee's beautiful shoreline and Pier Wisconsin from Lake Michigan. Visitors can enjoy the Public Park, aquarium, and dock at Discovery World. The S/V Denis Sullivan Tall Ship at Discovery World is a re-creation of a 19th Century Great Lakes schooner. Some boats, like Milwaukee's popular Edelweiss and Quinn Marie, host dinner, cocktail, and sunset cruises. The word Milwaukee means "gathering place by the water" and Milwaukee is home to the Indian Summer, the largest Native American festival in the United States. Another meaning for Milwaukee is "a good and pleasant land," which visitors can agree fits the county well.
Milwaukee County Population Records
- Females: 51.8%
- White: 68.3%
- Black/African American: 25.7%
- Asian: 3.2%
- Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
- Hispanic or Latino Origin: 12.2%
- White, Not Hispanic: 57.4%
Milwaukee County Records
- Total: $31,531,625
- Construction: $1,108,768
- Retail Trade: $1,383,689
- Professional and Technical Services: $2,799,614
- Healthcare: $4,317,890
- Banking: $3,007,634
- Retail Trade: $1,383,689
- Accommodations and Food Services: $675,259
- Manufacturing: $4,798,618
- Farms: $2,378
- Government: $4,109,514
Milwaukee County Birth, Death Records
- Per 1,000 population: 16.1
- Per 1,000 population: 8.6
- Per 1,000 population: 9
Milwaukee County Criminal Records
- Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 74
- Forcible rape: 256
- Robbery: 3,593
- Aggravated Assault: 4,179
- Burglary: 8,158
- Larceny-Theft: 34,636
- Motor Vehicle Theft: 7,179