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Municipal Records


Municipal records are no longer submitted to the Office of the Secretary of State. Wisconsin towns, villages, cities and counties must now submit records to the Wisconsin Department of Administration at the address below. Records examples include incorporation papers, annexations, corporate boundaries, maps, and litigation correspondence. Some records are more than 100 years old. If a record cannot be located in the Secretary of State’s database, a search of the Archives at the Wisconsin State Historical Society is suggested. Use the Municipal Records Database below to find records submitted on or before April 22, 2015. More recent records, and those submitted since 2000 are available here: Municipal Data System

Submit Municipal Records here:

Wisconsin Department of Administration
Municipal Boundary Review
PO Box 1645 Madison, WI 53701-1645

Click here for Information on how to submit municipal records to the Department of Administration

If you have additional questions on municipal records submission call 608-266-1927





Click here to search the Municipal Records Database


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