Lookup Public Records in Dawson CountyNebraska. 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
Phone: 308-324-2127
Fax: 308-324-9832
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, NE Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200928,516
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009864
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200961
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009231
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009535
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009439
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009724
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,188
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009176
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009329
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,984
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200952
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,084
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009366
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009326
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009306
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009130
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009265
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009231
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009148
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,376
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20099,309

Dawson County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 700 N Washington St # A, Lexington, NE 68850, United States
Phone: 308-324-2127

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