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

Buchanan County, Missouri Overview

Buchanan County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was formed in 1838 and named after James Buchanan (1791–1868), 15th President of the United States. The county seat is Saint Joseph. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 89,631 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 415 square miles of which 408 square miles is land and 6.6 square miles is water. Buchanan County borders the following counties: Andrew County to the north; DeKalb County to the northeast; Clinton County to the east; Platte County to the south; Atchison County, Kansas to the southwest and Doniphan County, Kansas to the northwest. Buchanan County has 15 zip codes. The zip codes are 64401, 64440, 64439, 64443, 64444, 64448, 64454, 64484, 64501, 64503, 64504, 64505, 64506, 64507 and 64490. The most populated zip code is 64506.

Buchanan County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

The Recorder’s office maintains public records according to the statutes of the State of Missouri and makes them accessible for viewing by the public. The office provides data on real estate transactions and historical perspective. Deeds, deeds of trust, releases, easements, surveys, plats, restrictions, cemetery deeds, wills, road right of ways, articles of incorporation, patents, affidavits, military service records, tax liens, and marriage license information are the examples of the documents that are filed and recorded in this office.

The recorder of deeds in any municipality or county of this state may establish an electronic format for the recording or filing of documents which such recorder has a constitutional or statutory duty to maintain.

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Buchanan County Public Records:

Ed Wildberger is the Recorder of Deeds of Buchanan County. Wildberger can be contacted at (816) 271-1437 or via email at stimmons@co.buchanan.mo.us.

The physical address of the Buchanan County Recorder of Deeds Office is:

411 Jules, Room 103
Saint Joseph, MO 64501
Phone: (816) 271-1437
Fax: (816) 271-1582
Email: stimmons@co.buchanan.mo.us
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Buchanan County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Buchanan 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:Buchanan County Marriage License
Location:411 Jules Street, St. Joseph, Missouri, 64501

Buchanan County Recorder-Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 411 Jules St # 103, St Joseph, MO 64501, United States
Phone: 816-271-1437

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