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

Stafford County, Kansas Overview

Stafford County is a county located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in 1879. Named after Lewis Stafford, the county seat is St. John and it has a population of 4359 as of 2013. The county has a total area of 795 square miles, with its land area encompassing 792 square miles, and its water area 2.9 square miles. The county consists of 9 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67576 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Stafford County borders the following counties: Barton County, Kansas to the north; Pratt County, Kansas to the south; Reno County, Kansas to the east; Edwards County, Kansas and Pawnee County, Kansas to the west, and; Rice County, Kansas to the northeast.

Stafford County Clerk Information

The department of Stafford County Clerk provides the following, but not limited to

  • County Election Official
  • Audit all budgets and file with the state
  • Compute all tax levies and prepare levy sheets
  • Prepare real estate, personal property and state assessed tax roll and certify to County Treasurer
  • Prepare added and abated taxes to original tax statement
  • Maintain tax unit maps of the county

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

Nita Keenan, County Clerk & Contact for County Commission
209 North Broadway, 2nd Floor
St. John, Kansas 67576
Phone: 620-549-3509
Fax: 620-549-3481
Business Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Closed Holidays)

Register of Deeds

The Register of Deeds office is the county office where transactions involving real estate are recorded, such as deeds, mortgages, mortgage assignments and releases, oil and gas leases and related instruments, affidavits of various types, mineral deeds, sale of oil and gas royalty, powers of attorney, affidavits of equitable interest, plat additions, military discharges, and federal and state tax liens.

All records in this office are open to the public with the exception of the Kansas Real Estate Sales Validation Questionnaire, which is a closed record (with a few exceptions) by state statute. Copy charges are $0.50 for all hard copies. Faxed copies are billed at $1.00 per page and $.50 for each page if printout is necessary. Copies of records from patent to present can be emailed at a charge of $1.00/first page + .25/each additional page. Please note that not all records are available to email at this time, but scanning is currently underway. Index pages can be copied or emailed at a charge of $5.00/page. Only indexes from 1985 – present can be copied & emailed.

Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:

Lu Ann Brister, Register of Deeds
209 North Broadway
St. John, Kansas 67576
Phone: 620-549-3505
Fax: 620-549-3503
Business Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Closed Holidays)

District Court

The Clerks of the District Courts shall do and perform all duties that may be required of them by law or the rules and practice of the courts, and shall safely keep and preserve all papers, process pleadings, and awards that may be filed, or by law placed in their respective offices. (KSA 20-3102).

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:

Renee C. Salem, Clerk of the District Court
209 North Broadway
St. John, Kansas 67576
Phone: 620-549-3295
Fax: 620-549-3298
Business Hours: 8:00am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday (Closed Holidays)

Stafford County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Stafford 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:Stafford County Marriage License
Location:209 North Broadway Street, St. John, Kansas, 67576

Stafford County Clerk’s Office

Address: 209 N Broadway St, St John, KS 67576, United States
Phone: 620-549-3509

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