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

Rush County, Kansas Overview

Rush County is located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in February 26, 1867 and named after Alexander Rush. The county seat is La Crosse. As of 2013, the county has a population of 3186. The county has a total area of 718 square miles, 718 square miles of which is land, and 0.2 square miles is water. The county consists of 10 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67548 recorded as the one with the largest population. Rush County borders the following counties: Ellis County, Kansas to the north; Pawnee County, Kansas to the south; Barton County, Kansas to the east; Ness County, Kansas to the west, and; Russell County, Kansas to the northeast.

Rush County Clerk Information

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Corinne Baldwin, Rush County Clerk
PO Box 220
LaCrosse, KS 67556
Phone: 785-222-2731
Fax: 785-222-3559
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:30 – 5:00

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds Office is responsible for recording all transactions relating to real estate in Rush County. This includes deeds, mortgages, oil and gas leases, and platted additions to all cities in the county, county school records, federal IRS liens, State Unemployment Tax Liens, Mechanics liens on personal properties, military discharges and powers of attorney along with other miscellaneous documents.

All records in this office are open to the public with the exception of the Kansas Real Estate Sales Validation Questionnaire and military discharges which are closed by State Statute. The easiest way to locate your deed would be to supply the Register of Deeds office with the legal description for your property. The staff will then look in the appropriate numerical land index book for your name to obtain the correct book and page number for your deed. If you do not know the legal description of your property the address can be entered into the Appraisers menu of the computer to obtain the correct legal description. Upon locating the book and page number you will then find a copy of your original deed. You may obtain a copy of your deed for a fee, and it can be certified for an additional fee of $15.00.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Debi Wherry, Register of Deeds
715 Elm
La Crosse, KS
Phone: 785-222-3312
Fax: 785-222-3146
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.


The County Appraiser is an appointed position with the responsibility to discover, list, appraise and maintain records of data relating to all taxable and exempt real and personal property within Rush County.

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:

Kelly DesLauriers, Appraiser
715 Elm
La Crosse, KS
Phone: 785-222-2659
Fax: 785-222-3750
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m.

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:

Pamela Davis, Clerk of the Court
PO Box 387
LaCrosse, KS 67548
Phone: 785-222-2718
Fax: 785-222-2748

Rush County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Rush 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:Rush County Marriage License
Location:P.O. Box 387, La Crosse, Kansas, 67548

Rush County Clerk’s Office

Address: 715 Elm St, La Crosse, KS 67548, United States
Phone: 785-222-2718

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