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


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 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

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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