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

Nemaha County, Kansas Overview

Nemaha County is located in the state of Kansas. Named after Nemaha River, the county was formed in August 25, 1855 and its county seat is Seneca. The county has a total population of 10161, as of 2013, with its area spanning 719 square miles (land area being 717 square miles, while water area being 2 square miles). The county consists of 14 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 66534 recorded as the one with the largest population. Nemaha County borders the following counties: Brown County, Kansas to the east; Marshall County, Kansas to the west; Richardson County, Nebraska to the northeast; Pawnee County, Nebraska to the northwest; Pottawatomie County, Kansas to the southwest, and; Jackson County, Kansas to the southeast.

Nemaha County Clerk Information

Duties and responsibilities of the County Clerk include, but are not limited to:

  • County Election Officer
  • Financial Reports
  • Maintain Tax Accounts
  • Serve as Official Secretary to the Board of County Commissioners
  • Keep the Official Records of the Board
  • Maintain Inventory and Fixed Assets
  • Maintain Tax Unit Maps
  • Issue Permits and Licenses

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Mary Kay Schultejans, Nemaha County Clerk
607 Nemaha
Seneca, KS 66538
Phone: 785-336-2170
Fax: 785-336-3373

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds Office is required by the laws of the State of Kansas to record all documents submitted by the public which are qualified to be recorded; maintain an up-to-date and accurate set of indexes which show the correct ownership of land in the entire county.

All records in the Register of Deeds Office are required by law to be open to the public, except for the Kansas Real Estate Sales Validation Questionnaire. The questionnaire is open to those protesting their taxes and to Kansas Certified General Real Property Appraisers only.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Roxann Holthaus, Register of Deeds
607 Nemaha
Seneca, Ks 66538
Phone: 785-336-2120
Fax: 785-336-3373


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 tract description, appraised value, property class, parcel acreage, 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:

Elizabeth Roeder, Appraiser
607 Nemaha
Seneca, KS 66538
Phone: 785-336-2179
Fax: 785-336-3765

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:
Amy M Boeckman, Clerk of District Court
607 Nemaha St.
PO Box 213
Seneca, KS 66538
Phone: 785-336-2146
Fax: 785-336-6450

Nemaha County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Nemaha 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:Nemaha County Marriage License
Location:607 Nemaha St, Seneca, Kansas, 66538

Nemaha County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 607 Nemaha St, Seneca, KS 66538, United States
Phone: 785-336-2170

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