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

Doniphan County, Kansas Overview

Doniphan County is located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in August 25, 1855 and named after U.S. cavalry commander Colonel Alexander W. Doniphan (1808–1887) of Liberty, Missouri, who played an important part in the Mexican-American War. The county seat is Troy. As of 2013, the county has a population of 7851. The county has a total area of 398 square miles, 393 square miles of which is land, and 4.9 square miles is water. The county consists of 10 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 66090 recorded as the one with the largest population. Doniphan County borders the following counties: Holt County, Missouri to the north; Brown County, Kansas to the west; Andrew County, Missouri to the northeast; Richardson County, Nebraska to the northwest; Atchison County, Kansas to the southwest, and; Buchanan County, Missouri to the southeast.

Doniphan County Clerk Information

Services provided by the County Clerk’s office include the following:

  • Hunting/Fishing/Big Game/Boat Licensing
  • Cereal Malt Beverage Licenses
  • Budget Information
  • Tax Roll Maintenance
  • Inventory
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable/Payroll
  • Clerk to Board of County Commissioners
  • Kansas Homestead Tax Refund Preparation
  • Application for Birth/Death Certificates

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Peggy Franken, County Clerk
    120 East Chestnut
    South Side 1st Floor County Courthouse
    Troy, KS
    (785) 985- 3513
    Register of Deeds
    The following are the duties of the Register of Deeds office:

  • Recording of deeds, mortgages, mortgage assignments, mortgage releases, easements, rights-of-way, federal and state tax liens, plats, surveys, oil and gas leases, patents, power of attorney, documents related to corporations, death certificates, inheritance tax filings, affidavits, ucc filings and numerous miscellaneous documents.

    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:
    Susan J. Shuster, Register of Deeds
    120 E Chestnut
    Troy, KS 66087
    (785) 985-3932
    Appraiser
    The Appraiser’s Office is responsible for the listing and appraisal of all personal property and real estate for taxation in Doniphan County. The Appraiser’s office also maintains the mapping system of all the parcels in the county with an aerial photography base.

    An interactive GIS map, made available through Integrity GIS powered by Geocortex, is provided by the Doniphan County Appraiser. You can navigate in the map, or perform a parcel search by 911 address, parcel ID, quick reference ID, owner name, and address. Comprehensive information about the parcel is provided in the sidebar.
    Below is the physical address of the Appraiser:
    Danielle Kiefer, County Appraiser
    1st Floor – County Courthouse
    120 E Chestnut
    Troy, KS 66087
    (785) 985-3977
    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:
    Michelle Smith, Clerk of District Court
    120 East Chestnut
    2nd Floor County Courthouse
    Troy, KS 66087
    (785) 985-3582

    Doniphan, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20098,517
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009679
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200923
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200999
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009141
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009717
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200923
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009211
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,184
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009122
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009122
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200981
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009154
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009133
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009148
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200981
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200937
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,409

    Doniphan County Register of Deeds
    County Government Office

    Address: 120 E Chestnut St, Troy, KS 66087, United States
    Phone: 785-985-3932

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