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

Labette County, Kansas Overview

Labette County is located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in February 26, 1867 and named after Pierre La Bette. The county seat is Oswego. As of 2013, the county has a population of 20916. The county has a total area of 653 square miles, 645 square miles of which is land, and 7.8 square miles is water. The county consists of 13 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67357 recorded as the one with the largest population. Labette County borders the following counties: Neosho County, Kansas to the north; Craig County, Oklahoma to the south; Cherokee County, Kansas to the east; Montgomery County, Kansas to the west; Crawford County, Kansas to the northeast, and; Nowata County, Oklahoma to the southwest.

Labette County Clerk Information

The Labette County Clerk is the official Secretary to the Board of County Commissioners and Election Officer for the County. Additional responsibilities include payroll & accounts Payable, Human Resources, Financial Reporting, Permitting & Licensing and various tax management responsibilities.

To request public records from any Labette County department or commission you must complete a record request form, which is available for download in the County Clerk website. Three forms are given, and you’ll need to fill up the form relevant to your needs. There is a request for record inspection, request to provide access to or furnish copies of public record, and the statement of fees collected for the records.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Peggy Minor, Labette County Clerk
501 Merchant
Oswego, KS 67356
Phone: (620) 795-2138
Fax: (620) 795-2928
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds is an elected county office that maintains and preserves the land records of the county. Deeds, mortgages, easements, oil and gas leases, and plats are documents typically filed in the Register of Deeds office.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Julie Becker, Register of Deeds
501 Merchant
Oswego, KS 67356
Phone: (620) 795-2212
Fax: (620) 795-2138
Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm (open during lunch)


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. 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 legal 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:

DeLinda White, Labette County Appraiser
501 Merchant
Oswego, KS 67356
Phone: (620) 795-2548 x 4
Fax: (620) 795-4501
Hours: 8:00 to 5:00 Monday-Friday

Court Clerk Information

All record search requests need to be in writing. Copies of documents are 25 cents per page. The hourly search fee costs $12.00. Case numbers, if available, will speed processing. A general rule is if the case number ends in “PA,” it is a Parsons case and if it ends in “OS,” it is an Oswego case.

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

Terri L. Thurman, Clerk Of The District Court
Labette County Judicial Center
201 S. Central Street
Parsons, Kansas 67357
Telephone (620) 421-4120
Fax (620) 421-3633

Labette County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Labette 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:Labette County Marriage License
Location:417 Merchant Street, Oswego, Kansas, 67356

Labette County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 501 Merchant St # 9, Oswego, KS 67356, United States
Phone: 620-795-2138

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