Lookup Public Records in Harlan County, Nebraska. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Harlan County, Nebraska Overview
Harlan County is located in South Central Nebraska and the county seat is Alma. The county was formerly a part of Lincoln County before it was established in 1871 by the Nebraska state legislature. There is doubt on the real origins of the county’s name. Some believe the county was named in honor of a prior US Secretary of Interior, James Harlan, or one of the early settlers in the area, Thomas Harlan. The county’s total area is 574 square miles. Based on the 2010 census, there are 3,423 residents in the community. The area is bordered in the north by Phelps County, in the east by Franklin County, in the south by Phillips County, and in the west by Furnas County. The zip codes are 68920, 68966, 68969, 68971, and 68977.
Harlan County Officials Information
The County Clerk performs administrative duties for the board and the County Board of Equalization. The Clerk is required to countersign all warrants issued by the board as well as attend all meetings and record proceedings. In addition, he/she must record all the official bonds as well as the layout, changes, and improvements made to all roads. The Clerk also reports all names, signatures, and seals of all county officials to the Secretary of State.
County Clerk Office:
Address: 706 W 2nd St, Alma, NE 68920
Phone: (308) 928-2173
Fax: (308) 928-2079
The County Clerk also issues marriage licenses, provides information on how to get birth certificate copies, and files property valuation protests.
Harlan Court Records Information
The Clerk of the District Court is responsible for the safekeeping of all records, documents, and books pertaining to the court. The public can request access to these records to perform searches and obtain copies. To learn more, you can call (308) 928-2173.
Court Records Online:
Harlan County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 706 2nd St, Alma, NE 68920, United States