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

Morton County, Kansas Overview

Morton County is located in the state of Kansas. Named after Oliver Morton, the county was formed in February 20, 1886 and its county seat is Elkhart. The county has a total population of 3143, as of 2013, with its area spanning 730 square miles (land area being 730 square miles, while water area being 0.2 square miles). The county consists of 5 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67950 recorded as the one with the largest population. Morton County borders the following counties: Stanton County, Kansas to the north; Texas County, Oklahoma to the south; Stevens County, Kansas to the east; Baca County, Colorado to the west, and; Cimarron County, Oklahoma to the southwest.

Morton County Clerk Information

The County Clerk serves as the official secretary for the Board of the County Commissioners. The Clerk records County Commission meeting minutes and produces written minutes of all Commission Meetings. The Clerk has various duties relating to property tax levies and tax roll preparation, among other duties the office performs.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Gina Castillo, County Clerk
1025 Morton St.
P.O. Box 1116
Elkhart, KS 67950-1116
Telephone: (620) 697-2157
Fax: (620) 697-4105
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Register of Deeds

The Office of the Register of Deeds has been entrusted to provide accurate information, and to record and preserve the records in their custody.

Two remote access options to records are available in the Register of Deeds. One is for short-term use, which has one-day or one-month options. The other offers six-month and one-year options for remote access subscription to a website where you can perform a document search as well as print them.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Stephanie Sinclair, Register of Deeds
1025 Morton St.
P.O. Box 756
Elkhart, KS 67950
Phone: (620) 697-2561
Fax: (620) 697-4105

Appraiser

The Morton County Appraiser’s Office values property for local ad valorem tax purposes. The office also determines taxable location, ownership, and eligibility for exemptions or special valuation (such as farm land appraised on its agricultural productivity).

The Appraiser’s Office provides an online parcel search. Search results can be toggled on the sidebar depending on the information needed. Available information include general info, residential, commercial, agricultural, map, building sketch, and full report. You’ll need credentials in order to view more information about the parcel search results.

Below is the physical address of the Appraiser:

1025 Morton St., P.O. Box 1430
Elkhart, KS 67950
Phone: (620) 697-2106
Fax: (620) 697-4105
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm

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:

Matti Rich, Clerk of the District Court
1025 Morton St.
P.O. Box 825
Elkhart, KS 67950
Phone: (620) 697-2563
Fax: (620) 697-4289
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am – Noon 1pm to 5pm

Morton, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20093,255
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200958
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009297
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200952
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009880
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009346
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200953
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,089
Morton County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Morton 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:Morton County Marriage License
Location:Courthouse, 1025 Morton, Elkhart, Kansas, 67950
Phone:620-697-2482

Morton County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 1025 Morton St, Elkhart, KS 67950, United States
Phone: 620-697-2157

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