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

Clay County, Missouri Overview

Clay County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was formed in 1822 and named after the U.S. Representative Henry Clay from Kentucky, later member of the United States Senate and United States Secretary of State. The county seat is Liberty. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 230,473 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 409 square miles of which 397 square miles is land and 11 square miles is covered by water. Clay County borders the following counties: Clinton County to the north; Ray County to the east; Jackson County to the south; Wyandotte County, Kansas to the southwest; and Platte County to the west. Clay County has 21 zip codes. The zip codes are 64024, 64048, 64116, 64117, 64118, 64119, 64155, 64156, 64157, 64158, 64161, 64165, 64166, 64167, 64060, 64062, 64068, 64072, 64077, 64089, and 64492. The most populated zip code is 64118.

Clay County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

The Recorder’s office maintains a comprehensive set of public records according to the statutes of the State of Missouri while providing ease of access to these records which contain public information. Documents were hand recorded in books until 1986 when an automated database was started. The Clay County Recorder’s Office began digital imaging of daily records in August 1999. All documents from the inception of this office to the present will be digitized for preservation. The Recorder of Deeds is responsible for recording many types of documents including:

  • Real estate deeds
  • Subdivision plats
  • Surveys
  • Powers of attorney
  • Tax liens
  • Uniform Commercial Code documents (real estate only)
  • Military discharges
  • Marriage licenses

Recording Fee Schedule Of Clay County Recorder Of Deeds Office:

Katee Porter is the Recorder of Deeds of Clay County. Porter can be contacted at to the (816) 407-3550 or via email at recorder@claycountymo.gov.

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

1 Courthouse Sq.
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: (816) 407-3550
Fax: (816) 407-3551
Email: recorder@claycountymo.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Clay County Recorder of Deeds (Annex Office)
1901 NE 48th St
Kansas City, Missouri 64118
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Clay, MO Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009267,770
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200922,298
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009890
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,369
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091,140
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20094,957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200928,205
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092,741
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20096,536
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,025
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200963,107
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009616
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009273
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200939,548
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200912,127
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009315
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,725
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20094,843
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009345
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,079
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20095,531
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20095,376
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009169
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009953
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20094,264
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009308
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20092,209
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009183
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200948,151
Clay County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Clay 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:Clay County Marriage License
Location:1 Courthouse Square, Liberty, Missouri, 64068
Phone:816-407-3550

Clay County Recorder of Deeds
County Government Office

Address: 1 Courthouse Sq # 2, Liberty, MO 64068, United States
Phone: 816-407-3550

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