County Clerk

Jason VanderStelt
County Clerk
  • 1087 Newell St, PO Box 885
    White Cloud, MI 49349
    M-F 8am-5pm
  • (231) 689-7235
    (231) 689-7241

Birth Certificate Requests and Marriage License Applications can only be processed until 4:15pm Monday – Friday.

Duties are prescribed by law and include Clerk to the Newaygo County Board of Commissioners, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Election Board of Canvassers, Clerk of the County Election Commission, County Plat Board, and serves on the County Apportionment Board.

The Clerk maintains birth and death records, marriage licenses, assumed business names, concealed weapons permits, veteran discharge records, notary commissions, genealogy records, and voter registration records.

The County Clerk is the chief election official of the County, supervises all national, state, and local elections, and is responsible for the administration of the Michigan Campaign Finance Reporting Act.

* Please return completed Election Inspector Applications to