Lookup Public Records in Dawson County, Nebraska. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Dawson County, Nebraska Overview
Dawson County is located in South Central Nebraska. Lexington is the county seat. Formed in 1860, the county is believed to have been named in honor of John Littleton Dawson, a Democratic Pennsylvania Congressman. There are some who believe that the county was named in honor of an early settler in Nebraska, Jacob Dawson. The county’s total area is 1,109 square miles with an estimated population of 23,886 (2015). The surrounding counties are Custer County in the north, Buffalo County in the east, Phelps County in the southeast, Gosper County in the south, Frontier County in the southwest, and Lincoln County in the west. The zip codes are 68834, 68850, 68863, 68878, 69029, 69130, 69138, and 69171.
Dawson County Officials Information
In Dawson County, the Clerk is responsible for issuing marriage licenses, providing copies of marriage licenses issued in the county, and conducting all county elections. Marriage licenses cost $25 each. A mailed copy costs $2 while a certified copy costs $9.
County Clerk Office:
Address: 700 N Washington, Room A, Lexington, NE 68850
The forms available in the Clerk’s office are information on acquiring a marriage license, property valuation protest forms, and information on jobs in Dawson County.
Dawson Court Records Information
The Clerk of the District Court is the custodian and manager of the records of criminal cases, civil cases, mental health cases, the Court’s dockets, and processing judgments. These records are available to the public. To obtain copies of court records, you can contact the Clerk’s office at 308-324-4261.
Court Records Online:
Dawson County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 700 N Washington St # A, Lexington, NE 68850, United States