Lookup Public Records in Merrick County, Nebraska. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Merrick County, Nebraska Overview
Merrick County is located in Northeast Nebraska. Central City serves as the county seat. Created in 1858, the county was only organized in 1864. It was named in honor of territorial legislator Henry W. DePuy’s wife whose maiden name was Merrick. According to the 2010 census, there are 7,845 people living in the 494-square mile area. The counties surrounding the area are Nance County in the north, Platte County in the northeast, Polk County in the east, Hamilton County in the south, Hall County in the southwest, and Howard County in the northwest. The zip codes are 68628, 68663, 68816, 68826, 68827, and 68864.
Merrick County Officials Information
The County Clerk has several duties. These include acting as secretary for the County Board and County Board of Equalization. The Clerk also countersigns all the checks issued by the Board for the County’s accounts payable and payroll. In addition, he or she is required by the Secretary of State to submit all the county officials’ names, signatures, and seals. The Clerk is also in charge of keeping a record of all official bonds and County insurance.
County Clerk Office:
Address: 1510 18th Street, Central City, NE 68826
Phone: (308) 946-2881
Fax: (308) 946-2332
In Merrick County, the County Clerk also functions as the County Register of Deeds and Election Commissioner. Other duties of the Clerk include processing marriage license applications and filing all property tax protest forms.
Merrick Court Records Information
The Clerk of the District Court handles all the records and documents related to the court. Public access terminals are typically located inside the Clerk’s office to enable individuals to search court records. If you want to get copies of court documents, you can inquire with the Clerk’s office by calling (308) 946-2461.
Court Records Online:
Merrick County Clerk’s Office
Address: 1510 18th Street PO Box 27 Central City, NE 68826
Phone: (308) 946-2881