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

Linn County, Kansas Overview

Linn County is located in the state of Kansas. Named after Lewis F. Linn, the county was formed in February 26, 1867 and its county seat is Mound City. The county has a total population of 9516, as of 2013, with its area spanning 606 square miles (land area being 594 square miles, while water area being 12 square miles). The county consists of 11 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 66040 recorded as the one with the largest population. Linn County borders the following counties: Miami County, Kansas to the north; Bourbon County, Kansas to the south; Bates County, Missouri to the east; Anderson County, Kansas to the west; Franklin County, Kansas to the northwest; Allen County, Kansas to the southwest, and; Vernon County, Missouri to the southeast.

Linn County Clerk Information

Duties of the County Clerk include:

  • Serves as Secretary to the Board of County Commissioners; attends Commissioners meetings; prepares and posts agendas and keeps meeting minutes; maintains proceedings of Commissioners’ meeting, including all contracts and agreements entered into by the County.
  • Prepares real estate, personal property, and state assessed tax roll and certifies to County Treasurer.
  • Carries out all elections and certifies to the Secretary of State; maintains voter database; accepts filing for public office; keeps financial statements of expenses from county, city, school district candidates.
  • Provides Accounts Payable and Payroll functions for all County departments; receives all claims filed against the County.
  • Serves as the County Freedom of Information Officer.
  • Serves as the County Public Information Officer.
  • Among other duties the office performs.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

David Lamb, County Clerk
315 Main St., Box 350
Mound City, Kansas 66056
(913) 795-2668 – Office
(913) 795-2419 – Fax
Business Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday thru Friday

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds office is responsible for the filing of deeds and other documents, including mortgages, mortgage releases, oil and gas leases, plats, military discharge records, power of attorney, corporation records, cemetery records, and many other instruments.

All records in the Register of Deeds office are required by law to be open to public inspection during regular business hours. The indexes are used to provide easy access to the land records. Attorneys, financial institutions, buyers, sellers, real estate developers, surveyors, landlords, tenants and abstract and title insurance companies, all rely upon the correct recording of instruments relating to real estate.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Kristy Schmitz, Register of Deeds
315 Main St., Box 350
Mound City, Kansas 66056
(913) 795-2226 – Office
(913) 795-2889 – Fax
Business Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday thru Friday


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, 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:

Steve Thompson
315 Main St., Box 350
Mound City, Kansas 66056
(913) 795-2523 – Real Estate
(913) 795-2536 – Personal Property
(913) 795-2252 – Fax
Business Hours – 8:00am to Noon & 12:30pm to 4:30pm Monday thru Friday

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 Information:

Lori Simmons, Clerk of the District Court
318 Chestnut
Mound City, KS 66056
Phone: (913) 795-2660
Fax: (913) 795-2004
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Linn County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Linn 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:Linn County Marriage License
Location:318 West Chestnut Street, Mound, Kansas, 66056

Linn County Clerk’s Office

Address: 315 Main St, Mound City, KS 66056, United States
Phone: 913-795-2227

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