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

Sumner County, Kansas Overview

Sumner County is located in the state of Kansas. The county was formed in December 20, 1870 and named after Charles Sumner. The county seat is Wellington. As of 2013, the county has a population of 23591. The county has a total area of 1185 square miles, 1182 square miles of which is land, and 3 square miles is water. The county consists of 18 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 67152 recorded as the one with the largest population. Sumner County borders the following counties: Sedgwick County, Kansas to the north; Cowley County, Kansas to the east; Harper County, Kansas to the west; Butler County, Kansas to the northeast; Kingman County, Kansas to the northwest; Grant County, Oklahoma to the southwest, and; Kay County, Oklahoma to the southeast.

Sumner County Clerk Information

A brief overview of the primary duties and responsibilities of the County Clerk is given below:

  • Service to the Public
  • Official Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners
  • Maintain the Board of County Commissioners
  • Accounts Payable, Payroll and Personnel
  • Balance and Distribute Motor Vehicle Tax
  • Maintain Tax Unit Maps
  • Real Estate transfer record

    To request records, you will need to do the following. Prepare your request. You will need to describe what you want in specific terms. Submit your request. Simple requests for a few current records often can be handled by telephone or in person while you wait. For more complex and for restricted records, the agency/department may require a written request. Describe what you want as specifically as you can. KORA allows an agency to ask your name and address. For restricted records, an agency may require proof of identity or other information sufficient to determine your right under law to access the records. For most routine requests, agencies will produce records within three business days. Some records will require more time – within three business days agencies must tell you when and how they plan to provide you access and/or copies.

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:

    Debra A. Norris, County Clerk
    501 N. Washington, Rm 101
    Wellington, KS 67152
    Phone: 620-326-3395
    Fax: 620-326-2116
    Office Hours: Mon. through Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Register of Deeds

    The Register of Deeds Office is responsible for recording all transactions relating to real estate in Sumner County. This includes deeds, mortgages, oil and gas leases, and platted additions to all cities in the county. This office also files financing statements and agreements on personal property under the uniform commercial code, federal and state tax liens, mechanics liens on personal property, corporation papers, powers of attorney, county school records, and military discharges.

    Below is the physical address of the Register of Deeds:
    Jessica D. Anderson, County Registrar
    501 N. Washington Ave. Room 103 Wellington, KS 67152
    Phone: (620) 326-2041
    Fax: (620) 399-1087
    Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (Monday – Friday)

    Appraiser

    An interactive GIS map is provided by the Appraiser’s Office. You can click on a property on the map or use the property search in the sidebar. Parcel and quick reference ID, owner name, address, property type and style, and other parcel data can be searched in the sidebar. Search results zoom in on the map where the parcel is, and displays the information about the parcel in a popup window.

    Below is the physical address of the Appraiser:

    Cindy Magill, R.M.A., County Appraiser
    501 N Washington – Ground Floor
    Wellington, KS 67152
    Phone: 620-326-8986
    Fax: 620-326-6103
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm

    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:

    Barbara Witham, Clerk of the District Court
    501 N. Washington
    Wellington, Ks. 67152
    Phone: 620-326-5936
    Fax: 620-326-5365
    Office Hours: Mon. through Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    Sumner, KS Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200926,291
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,668
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200960
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009364
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200938
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009820
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,038
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009429
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009901
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200972
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,648
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200945
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,341
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009333
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009226
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009108
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009219
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009524
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009826
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009490
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200960
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200925
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009133
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,639
    Sumner County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Sumner 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:Sumner County Marriage License
    Location:501 North Washington Avenue, Wellington, Kansas, 67152
    Phone:620-326-5936

    Sumner County Register-Deeds Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 501 N Washington Ave # 103, Wellington, KS 67152, United States
    Phone: 620-326-2041

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