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

Sedgwick County, Kansas Overview

Sedgwick County is a county located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in February 26, 1867. Named after John Sedgwick, the county seat is Wichita and it has a population of 505415 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 1009 square miles, with its land area encompassing 998 square miles, and its water area 12 square miles. The county consists of 50 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67212 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Sedgwick County borders the following counties: Harvey County, Kansas to the north; Sumner County, Kansas to the south; Butler County, Kansas to the east; Kingman County, Kansas to the west; Reno County, Kansas to the northwest, and; Cowley County, Kansas to the southeast.

Sedgwick 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 also has various duties relating to property tax levies and tax roll preparation; all school districts, cities, townships and other taxing authorities must file their budgets with the clerk. All land records of the county are also maintained by the clerk and each transfer of real estate is properly recorded in the transfer record for taxation purposes.

Square foot, lot size, special assessment, change of address, plats, township maps, property identification numbers (PIN) and key numbers, as well as ownership information can all be provided by the Clerk’s office in the Real Estate Records Department. Sedgwick County also offers Mobile Land Record. To locate a parcel, simply click on the map or enter an address or parcel number in the search box and select a parcel from the list. After searching for a respective parcel and selecting it from the list, the parcel will be highlighted on the map. At the same time, relevant information will be presented within the information popup. In the popup, you’ll find general tax parcel characteristics including tax history, parcel report and plat link.

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Kelly Arnold, County Clerk
525 N Main, #211
Wichita, KS 67203
Phone: 316.660.9222
Fax: 316.383.7961

Register of Deeds

The register of deeds is responsible for recording all transactions relating to real estate in Sedgwick County. This includes deeds, mortgages, oil and gas leases and platted additions to all cities in Sedgwick County. The register of deeds also files financing statements and security agreements on personal property under the Uniform Commercial Code, federal and state tax liens, corporation papers, powers of attorney, county school records and military discharges.

The Register of Deeds offers a recorded document search in their website. It requires for you to sign up as a user of the service, then you can search their documents with a document, party, platted and unplatted property criteria. The search results display information about the parcel.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Tonya Buckingham, Register of Deeds
525 N Main, #227
Wichita, KS 67203
Phone: 316.660.9400
Fax: 316.383.8066
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm

District Court

There are three ways to access Court Records:

  • Visit the Courthouse at 525 N Main, 6th floor Court Records department and view records on public access computers
  • Subscribe to Sedgwick County Subscriber Access network (Fee required)
  • Obtain access through the Information Network of Kansas at their web site https://www.kansas.gov/countyCourts (Fee required)

    Sedgwick County Subscriber Access Network and AccessKansas currently have all public records available. All public records are available at the Courthouse from 8 am to 5 pm. 4 pm to 5 pm access is available in the 1st Floor jury room. For printed copies please see the 1st Floor Paystation.

    Below is the physical address of the District Court:
    Bernie Lumbreras, Clerk of the District Court
    525 North Main St.
    Wichita, KS
    316-660-5800

    Sedgwick, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009557,094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200927,870
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20092,757
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,864
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20093,629
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20092,119
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200912,452
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200955,315
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20095,456
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200916,042
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20092,081
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009133,378
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009477
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,046
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200963,492
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20099,537
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009198
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20095,144
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20095,330
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009523
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20092,880
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200910,009
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20099,433
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200962
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20092,884
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20098,490
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,832
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009254
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20093,442
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009743
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009160,856
    Sedgwick County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Sedgwick 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:Sedgwick County Marriage License
    Location:525 North Main Street, Wichita, Kansas, 67203
    Phone:316-660-5833

    Sedgwick County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 525 N Main St # 211, Wichita, KS 67203, United States
    Phone: 316-660-9222

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