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

Geary County, Kansas Overview

Geary County is a county located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in 1855. Named after John W. Geary, an early Governor of the Kansas Territory, the county seat is Junction City and it has a population of 37384 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 404 square miles, with its land area encompassing 385 square miles, and its water area 20 square miles. The county consists of 8 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 66441 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Geary County borders the following counties: Riley County, Kansas to the north; Morris County, Kansas to the south; Wabaunsee County, Kansas to the east; Dickinson County, Kansas to the west, and; Clay County, Kansas to the northwest.

Geary County Clerk Information

The County Clerk serves as the official secretary for the Board of the County Commissioners. The Clerk records Commissioner Meeting Minutes. The Clerk has various duties relating to property tax levies and tax roll preparation; all school districts, cities, townships and other taxing authorities must file their budgets with the Clerk. All land records of the County are maintained by the Clerk and each transfer of real estate is properly recorded in the transfer record for taxation purposes.

The County Clerk is the designated contact person to obtain information regarding Freedom of Information. To request an Open Records Request Form please contact the Clerk by phone or by submitting a request via email. The form, along with a guide to open records, is also available for download in their website.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Rebecca Nordyke, Geary County Clerk
200 East 8th
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 785-238-3912

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds office is responsible for the filing of deeds. In addition to the recording of deeds, the office of Register of Deeds records a diverse range of very technical documents. The Recorder is required to record all documents submitted by the public which are qualified to be recorded; maintain an up-to-date and accurate set of indexes which show the correct ownership of land in the entire county; and perform all functions of a clerical and technical nature to accomplish that objective.

The information contained in the ROD GRM Recorder software database is available online via the GRM Public Access Module. The Tract Index information is available online via the Tract Index Search Web Module. You must be a Registered User to access this information online. To become a registered user please contact the Register of Deeds. This is not available, however, for general use of the public.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Diane Briestensky-Leonard, Register of Deeds
200 E. 8th Street
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 785-238-5531
Hours: Monday – Friday (8:30a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Appraiser

The Staff in the appraiser’s department works with the public to provide appraisals on real estate properties and personal properties. They are required by law to locate, list and appraise property within Geary County.

An interactive GIS map is provided by the Appraiser’s Office. You can click on a property on the map or use the property search in the sidebar. Parcel and quick reference ID, owner name, address, property type and style, and other parcel data can be searched in the sidebar. Search results zoom in on the map where the parcel is, and displays the information about the parcel in a card.

Below is the physical address of the Appraiser:

Travis Lilly, County Appraiser
200 E 8th Street
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: 785-238-4407
Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Court Clerk Information

The Clerk of the District Court office is responsible for keeping records on all cases filed with the Court concerning the following: Marriage Licenses, Traffic Tickets, Fish & Game Citations, Probate, Criminal, Small Claims, Limited Civil, Civil, Juvenile, Adoption, Care & Treatment, Domestic Relations, Child Support, and payments for court costs, fines, and fees.

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:

Patty Aska, Clerk of the District Court
138 E. 8th St.
Junction City, KS 66441
Phone: (785) 762-5221, extension 1431

Geary, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200933,999
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,348
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009199
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009570
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,506
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009325
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009851
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20098,228
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,708
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009214
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009242
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009157
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009324
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009455
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200974
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009522
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009120
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009165
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200993
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200911,854
Geary County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Geary 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:Geary County Marriage License
Location:200 East 8th Street, Junction, Kansas, 66441
Phone:785-238-6005

Geary County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 200 E 8th St, Junction City, KS 66441, United States
Phone: 785-238-3912

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