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

Lafayette County, Missouri Overview

Lafayette County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was formed in 1821 and named after Gilbert du Motier, the Marquis de Lafayette, the French military officer and general in the American Revolutionary War. The county seat is Lexington. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 32,943 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 639 square miles of which 628 square miles is land and 11 square miles is water. Lafayette County borders the following counties: Ray County to the northwest; Carroll County to the northeast; Saline County to the east; Johnson County to the south; Jackson County to the west and Pettis County to the southeast. Lafayette County has 17 zip codes. The zip codes are 64001, 64011, 65321, 64017, 64020, 64021, 64022, 65327, 64037, 64067, 64071, 64074, 64075, 64076, 64093, 64096 and 64097. The most populated zip code is 64076.

Lafayette County Circuit Clerk’s Office Information

The Circuit Clerk’s office is also responsible for case processing and preservation, courtroom activity, jury management, and financial transactions, as well as assisting the public. The Circuit Clerk’s Office currently utilizes the Judicial Information System (JIS) for case processing and case management. This system has been enhanced by the adoption of electronic filing by registered users and enables the electronic transfer of information to case.net. Public case information is available to viewers online by accessing the Missouri Courts website at www.courts.mo.gov and clicking on the case.net link.

The mailing address of the Lafayette County Circuit Clerk’s Office is:

P.O. Box 10
Lexington, MO 64067

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

Lafayette Hall
116 S. 10th St.
Lexington, MO 64067
Email: Deana.Aversman@courts.mo.gov
Phone: (660) 259-6101
Fax: (660) 259-6148
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Deana Aversman is the Circuit Clerk of Lafayette County. She can be contacted at (660) 259-6101 or emailed at Deana.Aversman@courts.mo.gov

Lafayette County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

The Recorder of Deeds office is governed by the state statutes of Missouri. The Recorder of Deeds office records, maintains and preserves the real estate land records for Lafayette County. The Recorder’s office is responsible for recording many types of documents which includes real estate deeds, subdivision plats, surveys, power of attorney, tax liens, universal commercial code documents (real estate only), military discharges, marriage licenses, and other miscellaneous documents.

Documents maintained at the Lafayette County Recorder of Deeds Office are open to the public for inspection. There are two options for online access to Lafayette County Recorder documents for the casual user.

For month-to-month charges visit:

For pay as you go charges visit:
www.landrecords.net

The mailing address of the Lafayette County Recorder of Deeds Office is:

P.O. Box 416
Lexington, MO 64067

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

Lafayette County Courthouse
1001 Main Street,
Room 207
Lexington, MO 64067
Email: jswartz@lafayettecountymo.com
Phone: (660) 259-6178
Fax: (660) 259-2918
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

JoAnn Swartz is the Recorder of Deeds of Lafayette County. She can be contacted at (660) 259-6178 or emailed at jswartz@lafayettecountymo.com

Lafayette, MO Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200938,082
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,173
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200973
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009152
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,081
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,576
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009884
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200984
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200912,753
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009136
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20095,192
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009939
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009236
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009221
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009887
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009779
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009530
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009343
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20096,357
Lafayette County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lafayette 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:Lafayette County Marriage License
Location:Lafayette County Courthouse, Room 207, 1001 Main St., Lexington, Missouri, 64067
Phone:660-259-6178

Lafayette County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 1001 Main St #207, Lexington, MO 64067, United States
Phone: 660-259-6178

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