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

Cherokee County, Kansas Overview

Cherokee County is a county located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in February 18, 1860. Named after Cherokee Native Americans, the county seat is Columbus and it has a population of 20978 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 591 square miles, with its land area encompassing 588 square miles, and its water area 3.5 square miles. The county consists of 14 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 66713 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Cherokee County borders the following counties: Crawford County, Kansas to the north; Ottawa County, Oklahoma to the south; Jasper County, Missouri to the east; Labette County, Kansas to the west; Craig County, Oklahoma to the southwest, and; Newton County, Missouri to the southeast.

Cherokee County Clerk Information

The Clerk’s Office is responsible for elections, voter registrations, recording, maintaining agendas and all records of the County Commission. We maintain all county records and account payables. The County Clerk is also the “Freedom of Information Officer. ” Provides educational materials and information concerning the “Open Records Act,” assists any public agency and members of the general public to resolve disputes relating to the “Open Records Act,” and responds to inquiries relating to the “Open Records Act.”

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Rodney D. Edmondson, Cherokee County Clerk
110 W. Maple
Columbus, KS 66725
Phone: 620-429-2042
Register of Deeds
The Register of Deeds is responsible for recording all transactions relating to real estate in Cherokee County. This includes deeds, mortgages, oil and gas leases and platted additions to all cities in Cherokee County. The Register of Deeds also files financing statements and security agreements on personal property under the Uniform Commercial Code, Federal and State tax liens, Corporation documents, Power of Attorney and Military Discharges.

The Register’s records are not online for now yet, but public records can still be accessed by going to their office personally.
Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:
Barbara Bilke, Register of Deeds
PO Box 228
110 W Maple Room #139
Columbus Ks. 66725
Office Hours: 8:00 am 5:00 pm Mon thru Fri
Phone: (620)429-3777
Appraiser
The appraiser provides a parcel search feature. The public link allows users to view information used by their office to assist in the valuation of real estate. In addition, there is an additional link available to certified appraisers, lenders and real estate agents to view sales data. Search criteria for the public access include owner’s name, property address, style, property class, parcel and quick reference ID, among others. Search results pull up a comprehensive page of information about the selected parcel, which includes just as much information as the search criteria.

Below is the physical address of the Appraiser:
Mark Hixon, Appraiser
PO Box 352
Columbus, KS 66725
Phone: 620-429-3984
Court Clerk Information
All court record search requests must be in writing. Copies of documents are 25 cents per page. The hourly search fee is $12.00. The office has a public access computer with cases beginning in 1990.

Below is the physical address of the Clerk of the District Court:
Cherokee County Courthouse
110 West Maple Street
P.O. Box 189
Columbus, Kansas 66725
Telephone: (620) 429-3880

Cherokee, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200923,578
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,872
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009608
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,468
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009119
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009847
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,173
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,276
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009594
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009188
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200939
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009398
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009314
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009299
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,572
Cherokee County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Cherokee 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:Cherokee County Marriage License
Location:110 West Maple Street, Columbus, Kansas, 66725
Phone:620-429-3880

Cherokee County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 110 W Maple St # 31, Columbus, KS 66725, United States
Phone: 620-429-2042

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