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

Adair County, Missouri Overview

Adair County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was formed in 1841 and named after John Adair, a pioneer, soldier, and seventh Governor of Kentucky. The county seat is Kirksville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 25,572 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 569 square miles of which 567 square miles is land and 2.1 square miles is water. Adair County borders the following counties: Putnam County to the northwest; Schuyler County to the north; Scotland County to the northeast; Knox County to the east; Macon County to the south; Linn County to the southwest and Sullivan County to the west. Adair County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 63533, 63540, 63544, 63546, 63547, 63501, 63549, 63557 and 63559. The most populated zip code is 63501.

Adair County Recorder’s Office Information

The Recorder of Deeds office of Adair County is governed by the State Statutes of Missouri. The primary responsibility of the Adair County Recorder’s Office is to record, maintain and preserve the real estate records for Adair County. The Recorder of Deeds is responsible for recording different types of documents for public record purposes. The County Recorder also issues marriage licenses. All the documents to be recorded must be in compliance with State Statutes. Recording fees are based on page count. Currently, the fees are $24 for the first page and $3 for each additional page per document.

Adair County Recorder’s Office also provides the following services:

  • Real Estate Deeds
  • Subdivision Plats
  • Surveys
  • Releases
  • Easements
  • Tax Liens
  • Military Discharges
  • UCC’s (Real Estate Only)
  • Marriage Licenses

    The physical address of the Adair County Recorder’s Office is:

    106 W. Washington St.
    Kirksville, MO 63501
    Email: pshoush@adaircomo.com
    Phone: (660)665-3890
    Fax: (660)785-3212
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.

    Pat Shoush is the Adair County Recorder. She can be contacted at (660) 665-3890 or emailed at pshoush@adaircomo.com

    Adair County Assessor’s Office Information

    The primary duty and responsibility of the Adair County Assessor’s Office is to assess all real property within their jurisdiction except that which is otherwise provided by law. This includes residential, commercial, industrial and agricultural classes of property. Real property is revalued every 2 years and the effective date of the assessment is January first of the current year. The assessor determines a full or partial value of new construction, or improvements depending upon the state of completion as of January first.

    The physical address of the Adair County Assessor’s Office is:

    106 W. Washington St.
    Kirksville, MO 63501
    Email: adaircoassessor@sbcglobal.net
    Phone: (660)665-4423
    Fax: (660)665-0349
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00p.m. – 4:30p.m.

    Donnie Waybill is the Adair County Assessor. He can be contacted at (660)665-4423 or emailed at dwaybill@adaircomo.com

    Adair, MO Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200928,671
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,660
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200959
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009136
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009164
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009682
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,408
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009175
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009860
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009203
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,634
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200973
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200950
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,814
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009907
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200925
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009318
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009392
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200934
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200984
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009672
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009898
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200959
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009371
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200943
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009271
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,100
    Adair County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Adair 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:Adair County Marriage License
    Location:106 West Washington Street, Kirksville, Missouri, 63501
    Phone:660-665-3890

    Adair County Recorder’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 106 W Washington St, Kirksville, MO 63501, United States
    Phone: 660-665-3890

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