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

Howell County, Missouri Overview

Howell County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was formed in 1857 and named after Josiah Howell, pioneering settler. The county seat is West Plains. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 40,393 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 928 square miles of which 927 square miles is land and 1.1 square miles is water. Howell County borders the following counties: Texas County to the north; Shannon County to the northeast; Oregon County to the east; Fulton County, Arkansas to the south; Ozark County to the southwest and Douglas County to the northwest. Howell County has 12 zip codes. The zip codes are 65609, 65689, 65626, 65637, 65692, 65777, 65548, 65788, 65789, 65790, 65775 and 65793. The most populated zip code is 65775.

Howell County Clerk’s Office Information

The Howell County Clerk’s Office is responsible for maintaining all public records in the county. These records include but are not limited to deeds, land records, property surveys, mortgages, liens, releases, leases, and other legal documents. The County Clerk is also responsible for voter registrations, certifying elections, absentee voting, and conducting all elections in the county. The County Clerk also issues driving licenses, fishing and hunting licenses, collects the tax and various other fees pertaining to vehicles registered in Missouri, etc.

The physical address of the Howell County Clerk’s Office is:

35 Court Square,
Room 200
West Plains, MO 65775
Phone: (417) 256-2591
Fax: (417) 256-2512
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Dennis K. Von Allmen is the County Clerk of Howell County. He can be contacted at (417) 256-2591.

Howell, MO Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200937,253
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,319
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20094,768
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009342
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,312
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,471
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,332
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009535
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009244
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009329
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009240
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009632
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009349
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009165
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009132
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,578
Howell County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Howell 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 – Title 93, Ch. 1
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Howell County Marriage License
Location:1 Court Square, West Plains, Missouri, 65775
Phone:417-256-3750

Howell County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 7 Court Square, West Plains, MO 65775, United States
Phone: 417-256-3750

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