Office of County Clerk

The County Clerk's Office is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday with the exception of Holidays

Barry County Clerk, Cynthia L. White

Location Phone Hours
Barry County Courthouse – Floor 1
220 W. State St.
Hastings, MI 49058
Main: (269) 945-1285
Fax: (269) 945-0209
Jury Call In: (269) 945-1403 or
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ACCEPTED 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

You can go online and purchase your vital records using the following link:
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Notary Application Information
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The Barry County Clerk performs and provides a great variety of public services. The office is mandated by the Michigan Constitution and in accordance with Michigan Law is an elected office with a term of four years. The County Clerk, like other county wide offices, is elected each presidential elections year.

The Clerk is the chief election official of the County and supervises all national, state, and local elections. Administration of the Michigan Campaign Finance Reporting Act is also the responsibility of the clerk.

The Clerk processes notary public commissions, issues and/or records marriage licenses, birth and death certificates, concealed pistol licenses, military discharge orders, assumed name and co-partnership certificates, and numerous other filings.