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

Pettis County, Missouri Overview

Pettis County is located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was formed in 1833 and named after Spencer Darwin Pettis, a U.S. Representative from Missouri. The county seat is Sedalia. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 42,205 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 686 square miles of which 682 square miles is land and 4.0 square miles is water. Pettis County borders the following counties: Saline County to the north; Cooper County to the east; Morgan County to the southeast; Benton County to the south; Henry County to the southwest; Johnson County to the west and Lafayette County to the northwest. Pettis County has 13 zip codes. The zip codes are 65332, 65333, 65334, 65335, 65336, 65337, 65340, 65345, 65347, 65301, 65350, 65351 and 65360. The most populated zip code is 65301.

Pettis County Recorder of Deeds Office Information

The Recorder of Deeds office is governed by the state statutes of Missouri. The Recorder of Deeds records, maintains and preserves the real estate land records for Pettis County. Records in this office provide data about real estate transactions in a historical perspective. Issuance of marriage licenses is another main responsibility of the Recorder of Deeds. The Recorder of Deeds Office records and maintains records of the following documents:

  • Deeds of trust
  • Real estate deeds
  • Releases
  • Easements
  • Subdivision plats
  • Surveys
  • Marriage licenses
  • Military discharges
  • Power of attorney
  • Tax liens
  • Universal Commercial Code documents (real estate only)

    All the records maintained at Recorder of Deeds Office are public records and are open to the public for inspection. Land or real estate records can be searched online through Tapestry service. The link is provided below:

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

    Pettis County Courthouse
    415 South Ohio Ave Suite 106
    Sedalia, MO 65301
    Phone: (660) 826-5000 ext. 922
    Fax: (660) 829-4479
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Barbara Clevenger is the Recorder of Deeds of Pettis County. She can be contacted at (660) 826-5000 ext. 922.

    Pettis, MO Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200947,542
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,473
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009187
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009222
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200940
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009733
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20094,691
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009355
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,257
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009190
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200912,446
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200950
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,529
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009761
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009240
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009442
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009373
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,197
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009754
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009473
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009193
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009417
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009294
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200961
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200910,402
    Pettis County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Pettis 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:Pettis County Marriage License
    Location:Pettis County Courthouse, Suite 106, 415 South Ohio Ave., Sedalia, Missouri, 65301
    Phone:660-826-5000

    Pettis County Recorder-Deeds Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 415 S Ohio Ave #106, Sedalia, MO 65301, United States
    Phone: 660-826-5000

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