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

Norton County, Kansas Overview

Norton County is a county located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in February 26, 1867. Named after Orloff Norton, the county seat is Norton and it has a population of 5622 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 881 square miles, with its land area encompassing 878 square miles, and its water area 3.2 square miles. The county consists of 8 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67654 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Norton County borders the following counties: Furnas County, Nebraska to the north; Graham County, Kansas to the south; Phillips County, Kansas to the east; Decatur County, Kansas to the west; Harlan County, Nebraska to the northeast, and; Sheridan County, Kansas to the southwest.

Norton County Clerk Information

Duties of the Clerk can be categorized into the following:

  • Secretary to county commissioners
  • Bookkeeping
  • Personnel
  • County election duties

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    Robert Wyatt, County Clerk
    2nd Floor
    105 S. Kansas Avenue
    Norton, KS 67654
    Office Phone: (785) 877-5710

    Register of Deeds

    The Register of Deeds Office is responsible for recording all transaction relating to real estate in Norton County. These documents include deeds to all cities in the county, surveys, and water rights. Their office also files financing statements on personal property under the uniform commercial code, federal and state tax liens, mechanics liens on work done on vehicles and equipment, corporation papers, powers of attorneys and military discharge records.

    The records are public record except for Real Estate Sales Validation Questionnaires and military discharge records which is only to authorized persons.

    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

    Wanda Vincent, Register of Deeds
    2nd Floor
    105 S. Kansas Avenue
    Office Phone: (785) 877-5765

    Appraiser

    The appraisers office is responsible for determining the fair market value of all assessable properties. The appraiser also has the following additional duties:

  • Track ownership changes of property
  • Maintain maps of parcel boundaries
  • Keep up to date descriptions of buildings and property characteristics
  • Track individuals and properties eligible for exemption and other forms of property tax relief
  • Planning and Determination housed within the appraiser’s office

    Below is the physical address of the Appraiser:

    Alan Hale, Appraiser
    2nd Floor
    105 S. Kansas Avenue
    Norton, KS 67654
    Office Phone: (785) 877-5700

    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. Requests for documents in specific cases can also be made in writing and faxed to the appropriate court. There are public access terminals available with court case information in each court house.

    Below is the physical address of the District Court:

    Janelle K. Morel, Chief Clerk of District Court
    3rd Floor
    105 S. Kansas Avenue
    Norton, KS 67654
    Office Phone: (785) 877-5720
    Fax: (785) 877-5722

    Norton, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20096,628
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009177
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200976
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200950
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009323
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009754
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009270
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,143
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009845
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009205
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200929
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009104
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200942
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009109
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009184
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009133
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200947
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200947
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009855
    Norton County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Norton 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:Norton County Marriage License
    Location:105 S Kansas/Po Box 70, Norton, Kansas, 67654
    Phone:785-877-5710

    Norton County Clerk
    County Government Office

    Address: 105 S Kansas Ave, Norton, KS 67654, United States
    Phone: 785-877-5710

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