Bay County People Search

Search for Bay County MI people. A people search can help you locate people, find family members, check criminal history, criminal records, perform genealogical research, find birth records, death records, proof of identity, divorce records, marriage records, historical records, locate ancestors, property ownership records, and more.


Clerk Offices maintain important documents for their jurisdiction, usually at the county or local level. These records include a number of important sources for locating people and gaining information about a subject. Vital records, for example, provide information on a person's birth, marriage, divorce, and death, as well as any children. Clerks may also keep records on taxes, property assessments, estates and wills, and even voter registration and election results. When performing a people search, a Clerk Office website is an important resource.

Bay County Clerk Bay MI 515 Center Avenue 48708 989-895-4280

Essexville City Clerk Essexville MI 1107 Woodside Avenue 48732 989-893-7192

Williams Township Clerk Auburn MI 1080 West Midland Road 48611 989-662-4408


Assessors determine the value of taxable property within their jurisdiction, often at the county or local level, in order to assess property taxes owed by the property's owners. As part of this responsibility, the Assessor Office maintains a range of documents on individuals, such as records of the property they own, the property taxes they owe, and any history of foreclosures, tax liens, or violations. These records can be useful for understanding a person's property ownership history, and they can typically be accessed on the Assessor Office website.

Bay City Assessor Bay MI 301 Washington Avenue 48708 989-894-8123

Bay County Equalization Department Bay MI 515 Center Avenue 48708 989-895-4080


Courts act to resolve legal disputes as part of their judicial function. They also maintain a number of records on individuals, including criminal records such as any arrests, trials, convictions, and court sentences. These can range from serious criminal felonies to traffic court violations. Court records provide a range of information that can be important for performing a people search, such as civil cases like divorce and adoption, as well as a person's criminal history, which can be important for a background check. Courts operate at the federal, state, and local level, and they may provide access to their records online.

Bay City Circuit Court Bay MI 1230 Washington Avenue 48708 989-895-4265

Bay City District Court Bay MI 1230 Washington Avenue 48708 989-895-4232


Police Departments are law enforcement agencies charged with maintaining order in society. They also keep several records on individuals who have interacted with the police, including criminal records such as arrests, warrants, convictions, and incarcerations. These records provide information that can be important when performing a people search, particularly as part of a criminal background check. Police Department records list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate a person who has moved frequently. Police Departments may provide online access to their records.

Bay City Police Department Bay MI 405 North Euclid Avenue 48706 517-332-2521

Essexville Department of Public Safety Essexville MI 1107 Woodside Avenue 48732 989-892-2543

Hampton Twp Police Department Essexville MI 745 West Center Road 48732 989-892-0571

Pinconning Police Department Pinconning MI 208 Manitou Street 48650 989-879-4270


Social Security Offices are local branches of the federal Social Security Administration. These offices issue Social Security cards, estimate retirement benefit payments, help people determine their eligibility for benefits, and process applications for retirement benefits and SSI benefits. These records contain important information for conducting a people search, including details on an individual's work history, their government benefits, and survivor benefits. Social Security Offices may provide online access to some of their records.

Bay City Social Security Office Bay MI 1115 Washington Avenue 48708 866-366-4924


Historical Societies preserve documents that have historic value. They may be organized around a certain area, a particular group of people, or a particular historical event. Historical Societies may keep a range of documents on individuals, including vital records, letters, photographs, and other historical documents. These records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when performing genealogical research. Historical Societies may provide online access to some of their records.

Bay County Historical Society Bay MI 321 Washington Avenue 48708 989-893-5733


Marriage License Offices issue marriage certificates and maintain records on marriage for a county or local government. These documents include information on the couple's marriage, such as names, dates of birth, names of parents, and the date and location of the wedding. Marriage records can be an important part of a people search, particularly when searching for people who may have changed their names, and they are also useful for genealogical research. Marriage License Offices may provide online access to their marriage licenses as well as marriage license applications.

Bay County Marriage License Bay MI 515 Center Avenue 48708 989-895-4280

Midland County Marriage License Midland MI Midland County Clerk, 220 West Elsworth 48840 989-832-6739


Sheriff Departments are law enforcement agencies responsible for maintaining order, typically for a county or local jurisdiction. They also keep multiple records on individuals who have a criminal history, including arrest records, warrants, criminal and civil convictions, and incarcerations. These records provide important information for a people search, particularly when performing a criminal background check. The records at the Sheriff Department list someone's criminal history, and they can also be used to locate someone who moves frequently. Sheriff Departments may provide online access to their records.

Bay County Sheriff's Office Bay MI 503 3rd Street 48708 989-895-4050