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

Harvey County, Kansas Overview

Harvey County is located in the state of Kansas. Named after James Harvey, the county was formed in March 7, 1872 and its county seat is Newton. The county has a total population of 34741, as of 2013, with its area spanning 541 square miles (land area being 540 square miles, while water area being 1 square mile). The county consists of 12 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67114 recorded as the one with the largest population. Harvey County borders the following counties: Sedgwick County, Kansas to the south; Butler County, Kansas to the east; Reno County, Kansas to the west; Marion County, Kansas to the northeast, and; McPherson County, Kansas to the northwest.

Harvey County Clerk Information

The County Clerk performs a lot of functions. Some of them include:

  • The County Clerk serves as the official Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners
  • Performs all Accounts Payable duties
  • Prepares Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Rolls
  • Spreads Intangibles Tax on certain budgets for the Tax Roll
  • Computes tax levies for all entities (87 levies) in Harvey County and prepares and distributes mill levy sheets
  • Maintains tax unit maps
  • Maintains records of land valuations, ownership and current addresses
  • …among other duties the office might have.

    To retrieve a copy of an open record, you can request it using an open record request form, which can be downloaded from the Clerk’s website. You need to provide your name and contact information, as well as a description of the information you need and the usage of such information. You can opt to receive the information electronically or by paper
    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    Rick Piepho, Harvey County Clerk & Election Officer
    800 N Main St PO Box 687
    Newton, KS 67114
    (316) 284-6842

    Register of Deeds

    The Register of Deeds duties are to provide accurate recordings of public documents such as deeds, mortgages, military discharges, federal and state liens, mortgage releases as well as various other documents. Duties also include helping the public with research at the counter and via phone.

    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

    Margaret Hermstein, Harvey County Register of Deeds
    800 N Main St PO Box 687
    Newton, KS 67114
    (316) 284-6950

    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:

    Craig Clough, Harvey County Appraiser
    800 N Main St PO Box 687
    Newton, KS 67114
    (316) 284-6820

    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:
    LDeena Jones, Chief Clerk of District Court
    800 N Main St PO Box 665
    Newton, KS 67114
    (316) 284-6890

    Harvey, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200937,751
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,437
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009201
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009170
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009207
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,426
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,349
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009510
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009987
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200970
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200913,165
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200924
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,428
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009225
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009243
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009408
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009661
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009666
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009500
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009732
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009642
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009226
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200964
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20096,637
    Harvey County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Harvey 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:Harvey County Marriage License
    Location:800 N Main St Po Box 665, Newton, Kansas, 67114
    Phone:316-284-6890

    Harvey County Register-Deeds Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 800 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114, United States
    Phone: 316-284-6950

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