Lookup Public Records in Buffalo County, Nebraska. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Buffalo County, Nebraska Overview
Buffalo County is located in the south central region of Nebraska. Its county seat is Kearney. The county was formed in 1855 and organized in 1870. Its name is due to the prevalence of buffalo herds in the area at the time. The total area of the county is 975 square miles with an estimated population of 48,863 (2015), making it the 5th most populated county in the state. Buffalo County is bordered in the north by Sherman County, in the northeast by Howard County, in the east by Hall County, in the southeast by Adams County, in the south by Kearney County, in the southwest by Phelps County, in the west by Dawson County, and in the northwest by Custer County. The zip codes are 68812, 68836, 68840, 68845, 68847, 68848, 68849, 68858, 68861, 68866, 68869, 68870, and 68876.
Buffalo County Officials Information
The County Clerk is responsible for recording the County Board agenda and minutes; handling county employee payroll and benefits as well as the county’s Accounts Payable; and issuing marriage, liquor, tobacco, locksmith, and waste hauler licenses in the county. The Clerk also files military discharges and issues certified copies of marriage records.
County Clerk Office:
Address: PO Box 1270, Kearney, NE 68848
Phone: (308) 236-1226
Fax: (308) 236-1223
The forms and documents available in the County Clerk’s office include the county’s Affirmative Action Plan, due dates for vendor claims, Genealogy Information, Liquor Control Commission, Vital Records, and Waste Hauler Application.
Buffalo Court Records Information
The Clerk of the District Court is responsible for the recording, indexing, and preservation of all documents, books, and proceedings pertaining to the court. Copies of court records can be requested from this office. You can also opt to search for court cases through the Buffalo County website.
Court Records Online:
Buffalo County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 1512 Central Ave, Kearney, NE 68847, United States