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

Storey County, Nevada Overview

Storey County is located in the U.S. state of Nevada. The county was formed in 1861 and named after Edward Farris Storey (1829–1860), a captain killed at Pyramid Lake in the 1860 Paiute War. The county seat is Virginia City. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 3,987 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 264 square miles of which 263 square miles is land and 0.7 square miles is water. Storey County borders the following counties: Washoe County to the north; Lyon County to the southeast and Carson City to the southwest. Storey County has five zip codes. The zip codes are 89403, 89521, 89434, 89440 and 89442. The most populated zip code is 89521.

Storey County Assessor’s Office Information

The Storey County Assessor is responsible for the valuation and assessment of both real and personal property in the county. This includes both exempt and non-exempt properties. Additionally, the Assessor’s Office also provides vehicle registration services under the Nevada State Department of Motor Vehicles. Other services provided by this office include:

Property Value & Tax Assessment:

  • Locate all property in the County and identify the ownership.
  • Establish a taxable value for all property.
  • List the value of all property on the tax roll.
  • Assess personal property, business personal property, and manufactured homes.
  • Handle all billing of business personal property and manufactured homes placed on the unsecured tax roll.
  • Keep parcel maps on all property in the county current.
  • Apply all legal exemptions.
  • Maintain public records.
  • Conduct fair and efficient assessments.

    Department of Motor Vehicles:

  • New vehicle registration.
  • Vehicle registration renewals.
  • Trailer registration.
  • Processing titles – new, out-of-state, and title transfers.
  • Clearing insurance suspensions and collecting fines.

    Property records are public records. To inquire about real/personal property data in Storey County online, visit the following link below:

    Storey County Assessor’s Office Website:

    The mailing address of the Storey County Assessor’s Office is:

    P.O. Box 494
    Virginia City, NV 89440

    The physical address of the Storey County Assessor’s Office is:

    County Courthouse
    26 S. B St.
    Virginia City, NV 89440
    Email: assessor@storeycounty.org
    Phone: (775) 847-0961
    Fax: (775) 847-0904
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Vehicle Registration: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Office Closed, 12:00p.m. – 1:00 p.m. daily for lunch.

    Jana Seddon is the County Assessor of Storey County. She can be contacted at (775) 847-0961 or emailed at assessor@storeycounty.org

    Storey County District Courts Office Information

    The Storey County District Court has general jurisdiction over all legal disputes. This is the court where criminal, civil, family, and juvenile matters are generally resolved through arbitration, mediation, and bench or jury trials. The judges also hear appeals from Justice Court cases.

    The First Judicial District Court serves Storey County and Carson City. It is comprised of two elected district judges. Both judges have a judicial assistant, law clerk, and court reporter.

    The Justice Court handles:

  • Evictions.
  • Misdemeanor crime and traffic matters.
  • Other civil matters less than $10,000.
  • Small claims dispute.

    The Justice of the Peace also presides over felony and gross misdemeanor arraignments and conducts preliminary hearings to determine if sufficient evidence exists to hold criminals for trial at District Court.

    The physical address of the Storey County District Courts Office is:

    Courthouse
    26 S. B St.
    Drawer D
    Virginia City, NV 89440
    Email: clerk@storeycounty.org
    Phone: (775) 847-0969
    Fax: (775) 847-0921
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Vanessa Stephens is the County Clerk of Storey County. She can be contacted at (775) 847-0969 or emailed at clerk@storeycounty.org

    Storey County District Courts Office Staffs:

    James Todd Russell, District Court Judge
    Phone: (775) 847-0969

    Wilson, District Court Judge
    Phone: (775) 847-0969

    Storey County Recorder’s Office Information

    The County Recorder is charged with recording documents and filing maps and maintaining cross reference indexes to these records. The office provides retrieval of records for public viewing and produces copies and certifications of records. Real property transfer tax is collected on transfers of real property.

    Documents recorded are as follows:

  • Declaration of homesteads.
  • Deeds of trust.
  • Deeds.
  • Federal tax liens.
  • Notices of completion.
  • Land maps.
  • Marriage certificates.
  • Mining papers.

    All recorded documents are microfilmed for permanent retention. Documents dating back to 1983 are computerized and available for searching online. Recorded documents and maps are public records and are available for public viewing at the office. At this time, public viewing of the actual document is available online beginning July 1, 1996.

    To search for Storey County Records online, visit the following link below:

    Storey County Recorder’s Office Website:

    The mailing address of the Storey County Recorder’s Office is:

    P.O. Box 493
    Virginia City, NV 89440

    The physical address of the Storey County Recorder’s Office is:

    Storey County Courthouse
    26 S. B St.
    Virginia City, NV 89440
    Email: jchapman@storeycounty.org
    Phone: (775) 847-0967
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Jen Chapman is the Recorder of Storey County. She can be contacted at (775) 847-0967 or emailed at jchapman@storeycounty.org

    Storey County Recorder’s Office Staffs:

    Marney Hansen Martinez, Deputy Recorder
    Email: mmartinez@storeycounty.org
    Phone: (775) 847-0967

    Ro Martinoni
    Email: rmartinoni@storeycounty.org
    Phone: (775) 847-0967

    Anne Morlan, Deputy Recorder
    Email: amorlan@storeycounty.org

    Storey, NV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20095,525
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200998
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009141
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200946
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009669
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009119
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009129
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200976
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009737
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009107
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009852
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009284
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009133
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200959
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200936
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200927
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009194
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009214
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200978
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009155
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,051

    Storey County Recorder’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 26 B St, Virginia City, NV 89440, United States
    Phone: 775-847-0967

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