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

Ness County, Kansas Overview

Ness County is located in the state of Kansas. Named after Noah V. Ness, the county was formed in February 26, 1867 and its county seat is Ness City. The county has a total population of 3073, as of 2013, with its area spanning 1075 square miles (land area being 1075 square miles, while water area being 0.3 square miles). The county consists of 8 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67560 recorded as the one with the largest population. Ness County borders the following counties: Trego County, Kansas to the north; Hodgeman County, Kansas to the south; Rush County, Kansas to the east; Lane County, Kansas to the west; Ellis County, Kansas to the northeast; Gove County, Kansas to the northwest; Finney County, Kansas to the southwest, and; Pawnee County, Kansas to the southeast.

Ness County Clerk Information

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Renee Kerr, County Clerk
202 W. Sycamore St. Suite 10
Ness City, Kansas 67560

Register of Deeds

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:
Mark Horchem, Register of Deeds
202 W. Sycamore St., Suite 7
Ness City, Kansas 67560


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:

Kelly DesLauriers, Appraiser
202 W. Sycamore St. Suite 12
Ness City, Kansas 67560

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:

Joby Henning, Clerk of the Court
202 W Sycamore; 2nd Floor
Ness City, KS 67560

Ness County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Ness 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:Ness County Marriage License
Location:P.O. Box 445, Ness, Kansas, 67560

Ness County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 202 W Sycamore St # 3, Ness City, KS 67560, United States
Phone: 785-798-2401

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