Notice: The Huron County building will be closed Monday, October 12 in recognition of Columbus Day

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Lori Neal Wonsowicz

250 East Huron Avenue, Room 201   

Bad Axe, MI  48413   

Telephone: (989) 269-9942    FAX: (989) 269-6160   



OFFICE HOURS: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Open During Noon Hour
2013 Meeting Information
  • No special meetings at this time.


The Huron County Clerk’s role in county government includes some of the following:

     • Vital records – births, deaths, marriages, veteran’s records, election records.

     • Processes passports, assumed names, notary public commissions.

     • Assists the public with genealogy research.

     • Circuit Court records – processing filings, maintaining physical custody of court


     • Statutory Secretary to the Board of Commissioners, Concealed Weapons

        Licensing Board, Board of Canvassers, Plat Board, Election Commission, and

        Jury Commission.

     • Member of the Apportionment Commission and Election Commission.

     • Payroll – processes payroll for the county building and sheriff department


     • Accounts payable – processes all billings for the county building and sheriff


     • Human Resources – handles for the County Building and Sheriff Department the

        health insurance and retirement benefits, unemployment, workmen’s

        compensation, and county liability insurance.


The County Clerk is also coordinator for all elections in Huron County. The office maintains the State of Michigan Qualified Voter file for the 25,254 registered voters in Huron County. Currently there are 28 townships, 3 cities, 8 villages, and 15 school districts in the county. This office is responsible for the formatting, designing, and ordering of all ballots for the townships, cities, villages, and schools, as well as placement of the required election notices in the newspaper, maintaining campaign finance on the county level, and canvassing, certifying and storing of the election materials.

Office Assistants
Chief Deputy Clerk/Accounting Payroll Clerk                            Becky Bachman
Deputy Clerk                                                                                      Tara Kain
Election Assistant/Deputy Clerk                                             Melanie L. Maurer
                 Click on the following to receive more information:
                      • Genealogical Research Hours
                      • County Directory (PDF) includes:                      
                           • City Officials
                           • Township Officials                 
                           • Village Officials
                           • Polling Locations
The Web Huron County