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

Lane County, Kansas Overview

Lane County is located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in March 20, 1873 and named after James H. Lane. The county seat is Dighton. As of 2013, the county has a population of 1720. The county has a total area of 718 square miles, 717 square miles of which is land, and 0.2 square miles is water. The county consists of 5 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67839 recorded as the one with the largest population. Lane County borders the following counties: Gove County, Kansas to the north; Finney County, Kansas to the south; Ness County, Kansas to the east, and; Scott County, Kansas to the west.

Lane County Clerk Information

The duties of the County Clerk are outlined into 6 categories:

  • Secretary to the County Commission
  • General county duties
  • Elections/voters registration
  • Real estate records
  • State agencies
  • Taxation

    A request form for access to public records is available for download in their website. Information needed include your name and contact information, and a specific description of the record you need.

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    Stephanie Benzel, County Clerk
    144 S. Lane/PO Box 788
    Dighton, KS 67839
    Phone: (620) 397-5356
    Fax: (620) 397-5419

    Register of Deeds

    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

    J. Ilo Baczkowski, Register of Deeds
    144 S. Lane/PO Box 805
    Dighton, KS 67839
    Phone: (620) 397-2803
    Fax: (620) 397-5397

    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. Search criteria for the public access include owner’s name, property address, style, 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:
    Kelly DesLauriers, Appraiser
    144 S. Lane/PO Box 250
    Dighton, KS 67839
    Phone: (620) 397-2804
    Fax: (620) 397-2781

    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 Court Clerk:
    Marlene ‘Charlie’ Rupp, District Court Clerk
    144 S. Lane/PO Box 188
    Dighton, KS 67839
    Phone: (620) 397-2805
    Fax: (620) 397-5526

    Lane, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20091,853
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200999
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200941
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009311
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200950
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009648
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009249
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200921
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200941
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200932
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009223
    Lane County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Lane 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:Lane County Marriage License
    Location:P.O. Box 188, Dighton, Kansas, 67839
    Phone:620-397-2805

    Lane County Clerk Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 144 S Lane St, Dighton, KS 67839, United States
    Phone: 620-397-5356

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