Lookup Public Records in Seward County, Nebraska. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Seward County, Nebraska Overview
Seward County can be found in the southeast region of Nebraska. Seward is also the name of the county seat. The county was created in 1855 but only organized in 1867. Originally, the county was called Greene County. It was only in 1862 that its name was changed to Seward in honor of the US Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson, William H. Seward. According to the 2010 census, the county covers 576 square miles and has a population of 16,750. The surrounding counties are Butler County in the north, Lancaster County in the east, Saline County in the south, and York County in the west. The zip codes are 68313, 68314, 68330, 68360, 68364, 68405, 68423, 68434, 68439, and 68456.
Seward County Officials Information
The County Clerk is responsible for issuing marriage licenses as well as special designated licenses such as tobacco licenses and liquor licenses. In addition, the Clerk is responsible for paying all the bills for the county (payroll and accounts payables). Moreover, the Clerk acts as secretary to the Board of Commissioners. In Seward County, the County Clerk also acts as the Register of Deeds and Election Commissioner. As the Register of Deeds, he/she is responsible for recording, indexing, and preserving all land records in the county. As Election Commissioner, he/she is responsible for handling candidate filing, voter registration, and elections.
County Clerk Office:
Address: Room 205, Courthouse, 529 Seward St., Seward, NE 68434
Phone: (402) 643-2883
The applications, forms, and certificates available at the County Clerk’s office include the voter registration form, early voting (absentee) application form, Nebraska-born birth certificate, property valuation protest form, marriage form, marriage certificate, death certificate, and project proposal form.
Seward Court Records Information
Court records in Seward County are housed in the Clerk of the District Court’s office. If you wish to view records of criminal or civil cases, you can visit the Justice Center located at 261 S 8th Street, Seward, NE 68434. If you wish to obtain copies of court records, you can call (402) 643-4895.
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Seward County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office
Address: 529 Seward St # 205, Seward, NE 68434, United States