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

Lancaster County, Nebraska

Lancaster County is located in the state of Nebraska. The county was formed in 1859. The original county seat was the village of Lancaster, but it was later changed to Lincoln, which is also the largest city in the county. Other cities in the county include Hickman and Waverly. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 285,407 people, making it the second-most populous county in Nebraska. It has a total area of 846 square miles, of which 8.8 square miles is water and 838 square miles is land. Lancaster County borders the following counties: Saunders County to the north, Cass County to the northeast, Otoe County to the southeast, Johnson County to the southeast, Gage County to the south, Saline County to the southwest, Seward County to the northwest, and Butler County to the northwest.

The Lancaster County Register of Deeds is responsible for receiving, recording, and maintaining all records related to land transactions in the county. Some of the records maintained by the office include but are not limited to deeds, mortgages, liens, UCC filings, deeds of trust, assignments, releases, plats, and other instruments submitted for recording.

Records maintained by the office can be accessed by doing a background check online or by visiting the office of the Register of Deeds in person during office hours. To do a public records search, you will have to visit the Lancaster County Register of Deeds Website. However, online access to Register of Deeds images is restricted to registered users; to register, follow the instruction on the website. Images are available online for all documents filed on or after June 19, 1987. You can also access public records by visiting the office of the Register of Deeds. Electronic indexing is available for all documents filed on or after June 19, 1987. Handwritten index books are available prior to this date. Images of documents filed prior to June 19, 1987 are available from microfilm located in the Register of Deeds Office.

Lancaster, NE Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009356,639
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20099,249
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20091,830
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,119
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200918,084
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20096,135
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20097,476
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200929,660
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20093,038
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20097,851
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009893
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009124,227
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009823
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009400
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200939,683
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20095,568
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009254
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20096,007
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20097,823
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009607
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20092,987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20094,616
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20095,184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009156
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20093,302
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200915,496
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,170
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009684
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20092,116
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009192
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200942,685

Lancaster County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 555 S 10th St # 108, Lincoln, NE 68508, United States
Phone: 402-441-7481

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