Crawford County, Kansas Records
Crawford County, Kansas (Map It) was created on February 13, 1867 from Bourbon County and Cherokee County. The county was named in honor of Samuel J. Crawford, (1835-1913), 3rd governor of Kansas from 1865 to 1868, when he resigned to take command of the 19th Kansas Regiment..
Crawford County is bordered by Bourbon County (north), Vernon County, Missouri (northeast), Barton County, Missouri (east), Jasper County, Missouri, Cherokee County (south), Labette County (southwest), Neosho County (west).
Crawford County Cities and Towns include Arcadia, Arma, Barber, Beulah, Brazilton, Capaldo, Cato, Cherokee, Coalvale, Cockerill, Croweburg, Curranville, Drywood, Edison, Farlington, Franklin, Frontenac, Girard, Green Bush, Gross, Heplar, McCune, Monmouth, Mulberry, Opolis, Pittsburg, Porterville, Radley, Ringo, Strauss, Walnut.
A Map of Crawford County, Kansas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Crawford County, Kansas Courthouse Records
Crawford 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 Crawford 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.
- Crawford County Clerks Office has Birth Records from 1887-1912, Marriage Records from 1867 and Death Records from 1887-1911. 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.
- Crawford County Register of Deeds Office has Land Records from 1867. 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.
- Crawford County Clerk of District Court has Probate Records from 1870 and Court Records from 1867. 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.
- Crawford 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.
Crawford 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: 1855, 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
Crawford 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.
Crawford County, Kansas Resources
- State of Kansas Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Kansas
- Home for Crawford County Genealogy
- Crawford County Genealogical Society
- Crawford County Historical Society, 651 South Highway 69, Pittsburg KS 66762
- Search for Crawford Co. records at the Kansas State Archives
- Crawford County, Kansas Message Boards
Crawford County, Kansas External Links
- Kansas Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Crawford County, Kansas Books - Amazon
- Crawford Co., Kansas - FindaGrave
- Kansas Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Crawford County, Kansas Links - Cyndi's List
- Crawford County - Kansas Historical Society Biography
- Historical Newspapers from Kansas (1841–1981)
- Crawford Co. KSGenweb
- Crawford County, Kansas Ancestry Database Collections
- Crawford County, Kansas Military Records