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

Coffey County, Kansas Overview

Coffey County is located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in August 25, 1855 and named after Asbury M. Coffey. The county seat is Burlington. As of 2013, the county has a population of 8412. The county has a total area of 654 square miles, 627 square miles of which is land, and 27 square miles is water. The county consists of 10 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 66839 recorded as the one with the largest population. Coffey County borders the following counties: Osage County, Kansas to the north; Woodson County, Kansas to the south; Anderson County, Kansas to the east; Franklin County, Kansas to the northeast; Lyon County, Kansas to the northwest; Greenwood County, Kansas to the southwest, and; Allen County, Kansas to the southeast;.

Coffey County Clerk Information

The functions of the County Clerk’s Office are:

  • The County Clerk signs the records of proceedings and attests the same with the seal of the county
  • Combine all valuations for each tax district and certify values to each tax district, the state, and set and certify the mill levy for all county tax districts
  • Assist with preparation of township, cemetery budgets and annual reports
  • Verify real estate, personal property and state assessed to imported values
  • Certify tax roll to County Treasurer
  • Maintain tax unit maps of the county
  • Balance and certify distribution of Motor Vehicle Taxes
  • Administer oaths of public offices
  • …among other duties the office might have.

    The Coffey County Clerk is the Freedom of Information Officer for the County. Contact the County Clerk for any public Information you are seeking. You can also send a request in writing.
    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Angie Kirchner, County Clerk
    Coffey County Clerk’s Office
    110 S. 6th St., Room 202
    Burlington, KS 66839
    Telephone: (620) 364-2191 or 800-947-4811
    Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Register of Deeds
    The Register of Deeds office files and records documents that pertain to real estate. These documents include, but are not limited to, deeds, affidavits, mortgages, assignments, releases, oil and gas leases, agreements, easements, powers of attorney, plats, surveys, real estate related death certificates, and military discharges.

    All records in this office are open to the public with the exception of the Kansas Real Estate Sales Validation Questionnaire (SVQ) and military discharges, closed by State Statute. They can be requested in writing.
    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:
    Gwen R. Birk, Register of Deeds
    110 S. 6th St., Room 202
    Burlington, KS 66839
    Telephone: (620) 364-2423
    Appraiser
    The County Appraiser is an appointed position with the responsibility to discover, list, appraise, and maintain records of the data relation to all taxable and exempt real and personal property within Coffey County.

    A parcel search feature is made available by the county website. You can enter your credentials if you are a registered user or opt for public access. Alternatively, you can also request for temporary credentials. The public access search provides a comprehensive list of search criteria in which you can use to search for a parcel. Search criteria include address, parcel ID/number, property tract description, appraised value, property class, parcel acreage, and more. Comprehensive information about the parcel, like owner information and general property information, as well as many other information, are readily available in the search.

    Below is the physical address of the Appraiser:
    Connie Lawrence, County Appraiser
    110 S. 6th Street
    Burlington, KS 66839
    Telephone: (620) 364-8426 or 800-947-5351

    Court Clerk Information
    The Kansas Open Records Act allows you to inspect and obtain copies of public records maintained by Kansas courts, as long as those records are not exempt from disclosure. Some case information is available online through appellate case search or district case search (fee-based). Many records maintained by Kansas courts are open for inspection. More commonly requested records include court case files and transcripts, final judgments from civil and criminal cases, court budgets, and certified oaths of office.

    Below is the physical address of the Clerk of the District Court:

    Alexandria Cox
    110 S. 6th – Suite 102
    Burlington, KS 66839
    (620) 364-8628
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-12 & 1pm-4

    Coffey, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20099,491
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009555
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200964
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009221
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,304
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009145
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009280
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,244
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,608
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200963
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200963
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009106
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009103
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009144
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009123
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200924
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009187
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,065
    Coffey County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Coffey 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:Coffey County Marriage License
    Location:110 South 6th Street, Burlington, Kansas, 66839
    Phone:620-364-8628

    Coffey County Clerk’s Office

    Address: 110 S 6th St #202, Burlington, KS 66839, United States
    Phone: 620-364-2191

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