Barton County, Kansas Records
Barton County Cities and Towns include Ellinwood, Great Bend, Hoisington.
A Map of Barton County, Kansas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Barton County, Kansas Courthouse Records
Barton County, KS Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Barton county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Barton County Clerks Office has Birth Records from 1898-1911, Marriage Records from 1872 and Death Records from 1898-1911. The Register of Deeds shall have custody of and safely keep and preserve all the books, records, deeds, maps, papers and microphotographs deposited or kept in the office of the Register of Deeds. The Register of Deeds shall also record or cause to be recorded all deeds, mortgages, maps, instruments and writings authorized by law to be recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds and shall perform all other duties as are required by law.
- Barton County Register of Deeds Office has Land Records from 1872. The Register of Deeds shall have custody of and safely keep and preserve all the books, records, deeds, maps, papers and microphotographs deposited or kept in the office of the Register of Deeds. The Register of Deeds shall also record or cause to be recorded all deeds, mortgages, maps, instruments and writings authorized by law to be recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds and shall perform all other duties as are required by law.
- Barton County Clerk of District Court has Probate Records from 1872 and Court Records from 1873. The Clerk of Court is part of the Judicial Branch of local government and as such is required to maintain a record of all documents filed with the courts, keep a record of all court proceedings, and collect various fines and forfeitures ordered by the court and specified by statute.
- Barton County Treasurers Office by Kansas State law is responsible for the tax billing, collection and distribution of tax money for the State, County, Cities and all other taxing entities that levy Ad Valorem and/or special assessment taxes. For the most part, tax records remain at the local level. Assessment and tax rolls are kept, permanently, by the County Treasurer's office.
Barton County, Kansas Census Records
- Learn More: State of Kansas Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- State Population Schedules: Census Collection, 1855-1925, 1919-1961
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Barton County, Kansas Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Kansas Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from July 1, 1911 to present
- Marriage Records: from May 1, 1913 to present.
- Divorce Records: from July 1, 1951 to present.
- Locations: Kansas Office of Vital Statistics, Curtis State Office Building, 1000 S W Jackson, Suite 120, Topeka, KS 66612-2221; (785) 296-3253
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
Barton County, Kansas Resources
- State of Kansas Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Kansas
- Barton County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 425, Great Bend KS 67530
- Barton County Historical Society
- Search for Barton Co. records at the Kansas State Archives
- Barton County, Kansas Message Boards
Barton County, Kansas External Links
- Kansas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Barton County, Kansas Books - Amazon
- Barton Co., Kansas - FindaGrave
- Kansas Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Barton County, Kansas Links - Cyndi's List
- Barton County - Kansas Historical Society Biography
- Historical Newspapers from Kansas (1841–1981)
- Barton Co. KSGenweb
- Barton County, Kansas Ancestry Database Collections
- Barton County, Kansas Military Records