Knox County, Missouri Records

Knox County, Missouri (Map It) was created on February 14, 1845 from Scotland County. The county was named in honor of Henry Knox (1750-1806) an American bookseller from Boston who became the chief artillery officer of the Continental Army and later the nation's first Secretary of War.

Knox County is bordered by Scotland County (north), Clark County (northeast), Lewis County (east), Shelby County (south), Macon County (southwest), Adair County (west).

Knox County Cities and Towns include Baring, Colony, Edina, Hurdland, Knox City, Newark, Novelty, Plevna.

A Map of Knox County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Knox County, Missouri Courthouse Records

Knox County, Missouri Courthouse
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Knox County, MO Courthouse

The Knox County Courthouse is located in Edina, Missouri. 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 Knox 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.

Fire destroyed the courthouse on Christmas Eve 1885. No records were destroyed

  • Knox County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1845 and Land Records from 1845
  • Knox County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1845 and Court & Divorce Records from 1845.
  • Knox County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1883-1939
  • Knox County Tax Assessor Office is responsible for appraising and assessing real estate property and person property for the purpose of taxation as well as transferring ownership of real estate, and keeping real estate maps up to date.
  • Local Records Inventory Database, produced by the Missouri Local Records Preservation Program, is a compilation of inventories of local government records identified as having permanent or enduring value and housed primarily in county and municipal offices, but includes some libraries, museums, and historical and genealogical societies that maintain government records. Not all Missouri offices have been inventoried.
  • Knox County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980

Knox County, Missouri Census Records

Knox County, Missouri Vital Records

Knox County, Missouri Resources

Knox County, Missouri External Links

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