Welcome to the Ionia County Clerk’s website. This site will provide you with general information regarding vital records, elections held in Ionia County, Circuit Court filings and much more.

We, here in the Clerk’s Office, strive to serve the citizens of Ionia County with prompt, accurate and friendly service. It is our goal to help you the best way we can, earn the respect of every individual that requests the services of the Ionia County Clerk and to provide that service with a smile!

If you have any questions regarding services offered by the Clerk’s office, please feel free to contact us at: clerk@ioniacounty.org


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  • Amy Gorham, Chief Deputy Clerk
  • Stephanie Leuenberger, Deputy Clerk
  • Stephanie Bennett, Deputy Clerk
  • Debra Smith, Deputy Clerk / CPL Clerk

County Clerk

Janae K. Cooper

Janae K. Cooper
County Clerk

Ionia County Clerk’s Office
100 W. Main Street
Ionia, MI 48846


(616) 527-5322

(616) 527-8201

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Genealogy Hours
Mon: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
No genealogy on Tuesdays
Wed-Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Clerk’s Office is open for business during the noon hour. However, we recommend that you call our office first if you are planning on doing business during this time, as it is sometimes necessary to close the office during the noon hour when short-staffed.