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

Meade County, Kansas Overview

Meade County is a county located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in March 20, 1873. Named after George G. Meade, the county seat is Meade and it has a population of 4343 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 979 square miles, with its land area encompassing 978 square miles, and its water area 1.3 square miles. The county consists of 5 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67864 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Meade County borders the following counties: Gray County, Kansas to the north; Beaver County, Oklahoma to the south; Clark County, Kansas to the east; Seward County, Kansas to the west; Ford County, Kansas to the northeast, and; Haskell County, Kansas to the northwest.

Meade County Clerk Information

The County Clerk’s Office plays an important role within the operation of Meade County. It is at times considered the center point of communication and information. Some of the County Clerk’s Office general responsibilities include (not an exhaustive list):

  • Transfer of deeds
  • Budgetary Accounting
  • Payroll
  • Maintain employee record files
  • Maintain Records for Historical purposes
  • Keeps minutes of Commissioner’s meetings
  • Follows all current & past legislation on government records as far as the retention & disposition schedules for records
  • Keeps listing of vital Statistics

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    Janet Hale, Meade County Clerk
    P.O. Box 278
    200 North Fowler
    Meade, KS 67864-0278
    Fax: 620-873-8713
    Phone: 620-873-8700

    Register of Deeds

    The duty and responsibility of the Register of Deeds is to safely keep and preserve all records in our office. The office records all documents pertaining to the real estate in Meade County.

    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

    Loretta Davis, Meade County Register of Deeds
    PO Box Box 399
    200 North Fowler
    Meade, KS 67864-0399
    Fax: 620-873-8707
    Phone: 620-873-8705
    Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm – Monday – Friday

    Appraiser

    The Meade County Appraiser’s Office is responsible for the appraisal of all real estate, both commercial and residential, and the appraisal of all personal property in the county. It is an appointed office with the responsibility to discover, list, appraise, and maintain records of the data relating to all taxable and exempt real and personal property within Meade County. The office also has a GIS/mapping section that provides mapping services for both the county and the public.

    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, 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:

    Leon Reimer, Meade County Appraiser
    P.O. Box 278
    200 North Fowler
    Meade, KS 67864-0278
    Fax: 620-873-8713
    Phone: 620-873-8710

    District Court

    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 District Court:

    Decinda Heinz, Clerk of the District Court
    Meade District Court
    PO Box 623
    Meade, KS 67864-0623
    Fax: (620) 873-8759
    Phone (620) 873-8750
    Office Hours: 8:00 AM – Noon, 1:00 – 5:00 PM

    Meade, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20095,086
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009277
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009161
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009483
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009161
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,568
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009725
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200981
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200949
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009108
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200968
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200922
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200956
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,117
    Meade County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Meade 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:Meade County Marriage License
    Location:Po Box 623, Meade, Kansas, 67864
    Phone:620-873-8750

    Meade County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 200 N Fowler St, Meade, KS 67864, United States
    Phone: 620-873-8700

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