Dane County People Search

Search for Dane County WI 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.

Cottage Grove Village Clerk Cottage Grove WI 221 East Cottage Grove Road 53527 608-839-8064

Cross Plains Clerk Cross Plains WI 3734 County Highway J 53528 608-798-2998

Dane County Clerk Madison WI 210 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 53703 608-266-4121

Dane Village Clerk Dane WI 102 West Main Street 53529 608-849-5422

Madison Town Clerk Madison WI 2120 Fish Hatchery Road 53713 608-210-7263

Marshall Village Clerk Marshall WI 130 South Pardee Street 53559 608-655-4017

Mt Horeb Clerk Mount Horeb WI 138 East Main Street 53572 608-437-7748


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.

Belleville Police Department Belleville WI 31 East Main Street 53508 608-424-3129

Blue Mounds Police Department Blue Mounds WI 11011 Brigham Avenue 53517 608-437-5197

Brooklyn Police Department Brooklyn WI 102 North Rutland Avenue 53521 608-455-2131

Cottage Grove Police Department Cottage Grove WI 4030 County Highway North 53527 608-839-4652

Cross Plains Police Department Cross Plains WI 2417 West Brewery Road 53528 608-798-4100

De Forest Police Department DeForest WI 305 East Holum Street 53532 608-846-6756

Fitchburg Police Department Fitchburg WI 5520 Lacy Road 53711 608-270-4300

Madison Police Department Madison WI 211 South Carroll Street 53703 608-261-9694

Madison Town Police Department Madison WI 2120 Fish Hatchery Road 53713 608-210-7262

Maple Bluff Police Department Madison WI 18 Oxford Place 53704 608-244-1430

Marshall Police Department Marshall WI 130 South Pardee Street 53559 608-655-3533

Middleton Police Department Middleton WI 7341 Donna Drive 53562 608-824-7300

Monona City Police Department Monona WI 5211 Schluter Road 53716 608-222-0463

Mt Horeb Police Department Mount Horeb WI 222 East Front Street 53572 608-437-5522

Oregon Police Department Oregon WI 383 Park Street 53575 608-835-3111


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.

Cottage Grove Area Historical Society Cottage Grove WI 439 Cheryl Street 53527 608-839-4624

Dane County Historical Society Madison WI 3101 Lake Farm Road 53711 608-224-3605

De Forest Area Historical Society DeForest WI 203 Library Street 53532 608-846-5519

Deforest Historical Society DeForest WI 119 East Elm Street 53532 608-846-2588

Fitchburg Wisconsin Historical Society Fitchburg WI 5530 Lacy Road 53711 608-729-1783

Historic Blooming Grove Historical Society Monona WI 1000 Nichols Road 53716 608-222-6127

Madison Wisconsin Historical Society Madison WI 30 North Carroll Street 53703 608-264-6555

Mazomanie Historical Society Mazomanie WI 118 Brodhead Street 53560 608-795-2992

Mc Farland Historical Society McFarland WI 5814 Main Street 53558 608-838-3992

Middleton Area Historical Society Middleton WI 7410 Hubbard Avenue 53562 608-836-7614

Oregon Area Historical Society Oregon WI 159 West Lincoln Street 53575 608-835-8961


Archives preserve documents that are historically significant. These records can include a number of documents that can be useful when performing a people search, including birth certificates, death certificates, financial records, photographs, historical maps, and sometimes even letters or other personal documents. These records can be useful when performing a people search as part of genealogical research, as some Archives keep documents that date back to before the founding of the United States. Archives may provide online access to their records.

Dane County Accident Records Archive Madison WI 115 West Doty Street 53703 608-284-6827

Dane County Records Archive Madison WI 210 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 53703 608-266-4515

Madison Government Records Archive Madison WI 30 West Mifflin Street 53703 608-266-5503

Madison Police Records Archive Madison WI 211 South Carroll Street 53703 608-266-4072

Madison Records Archive Madison WI 4622 University Avenue 53705 608-266-2995

Madison Senate Journals and Records Archive Madison WI 1 State Capitol # B20se 53702 608-266-1803

Madison University of Wisconsin Archive Madison WI 550 Babcock Drive 53706 608-262-5629

Madison University of Wisconsin Records Archive Madison WI 702 Langdon Street 53706 608-262-1953

Madison University of Wisconsin Student Records Archive Madison WI 750 Highland Avenue 53705 608-263-4939


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.

Dane County Circuit Court Madison WI 215 South Hamilton Street 53703 608-266-4625

Madison Municipal Court Madison WI 210 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 53703 608-264-9282

Middleton Municipal Court Middleton WI 7426 Hubbard Avenue 53562 608-827-1008

Monona Municipal Court Monona WI 1000 Nichols Road 53716 608-216-7422


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.

Dane County Marriage License Madison WI City County Building Room 106A, 210 Marin Luther King Jr. Blvd. 53703 608-266-4121


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.

Dane County Property Lister Madison WI 210 Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard 53703 608-266-4120

Mount Horeb Village Assessor Mount Horeb WI 138 East Main Street 53572 608-437-6884


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.

Dane County Sheriff's Office Madison WI 115 West Doty Street 53703 608-284-6800