Lookup Public Records in Atchison CountyKansas. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Atchison County, Kansas Overview
Atchison County is located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in August 25, 1855 and named after David Rice Atchison. The county seat is Atchison. As of 2013, the county has a population of 16749. The county has a total area of 434 square miles, 431 square miles of which is land, and 2.6 square miles is water. The county consists of 10 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 66002 recorded as the one with the largest population. Atchison County borders the following counties: Doniphan County, Kansas to the north; Jefferson County, Kansas to the south; Platte County, Missouri to the east; Jackson County, Kansas to the west; Buchanan County, Missouri to the northeast; Brown County, Kansas to the northwest, and; Leavenworth County, Kansas to the southeast.
Atchison County Clerk Information
The County Clerk serves as the county election officer in Atchison County. The county clerk is the Secretary to the County Commissioners and is in charge of the records for the county. The clerk’s office has old birth and death records for genealogical research.

Applications for birth and death records are available in the County Clerk’s Office or online, through the KDHE Office of Vital Statistics. You can also request public/open records using the Open Records Request format provided by the Clerk’s website.
Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Michelle Phillips, County Clerk
423 N. Fifth St.
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6030
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Register of Deeds
The Register of Deeds Office’s duties are to record, preserve, and maintain all the records pertaining to real estate in Atchison County, Kansas. These documents include, but are not limited to, deeds, affidavits, mortgages, mortgage assignments and releases, easements, plats, surveys, and military records. Most records in this office are open to the public, in compliance with the Kansas Open Records Act. Atchison County records began in 1855.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:
Shelley Campbell, Register of Deeds
423 N. Fifth St.
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6025
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Appraiser
Two basic duties must be performed by the County Appraiser and his or her staff. First, all property within the county must be inventoried. The second of the appraiser’s duties is to value all property at a fair market value as of January 1st of each year.

The Appraiser’s Office provides an online parcel search. Search results can be toggled on the sidebar depending on the information needed. Available information include general info, residential, commercial, agricultural, map, building sketch, and full report.
Below is the physical address of the Appraiser:
Melissa Crane, County Appraiser
423 N. Fifth St.
Atchison, KS 66002
Ph: (913) 804-6010
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Court Clerk
The following information is available at the District Court:

  • Marriage records – 1855 to present
  • Probate records – 1855 to present
  • Naturalization records – 1858 to 1953

    Below is the physical address of the Clerk of the District Court:
    Donna Oswald, Clerk of District Court
    423 N. 5th
    P.O. Box 408
    Atchison, KS 66002
    Phone: 913-804-6060 Ext. 6066

    Atchison, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200918,659
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,067
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200957
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009177
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200941
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009499
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,953
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200987
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009627
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200942
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,411
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,322
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009231
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009220
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009291
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200929
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009358
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009447
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009299
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200949
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200968
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,198
    Atchison County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Atchison County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
    State Law:Marriage – Section 23, Art. 1 and Premarital Agreements – Section 23, Art. 24
    All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
    Office:Atchison County Marriage License
    Location:423 North 5th Street, Atchison, Kansas, 66002
    Phone:913-367-7400

    Atchison County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 423 N 5th St, Atchison, KS 66002, United States
    Phone: 913-367-1653

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