Lewis County, Missouri Records

Lewis County, Missouri (Map It) was created on January 2, 1833 from Marion County. The county was named in honor of Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), explorer and governor of the Louisiana Territory.

Lewis County is bordered by Clark County (north), Hancock County, Illinois (northeast), Adams County, Illinois (southeast), Marion County (south), Shelby County (southwest), Knox County (west).

Lewis County Cities and Towns include Canton, Durham, Ewing, La Belle, La Grange, Lewistown, Maywood, Monticello, Steffenville, Williamstown.

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

Lewis County, Missouri Courthouse Records

Lewis County, Missouri Courthouse
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Lewis County, MO Courthouse

The Lewis County Courthouse is located in Monticello, 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 Lewis 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.

  • Lewis County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1833 and Land Records from 1833
  • Lewis County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1833 and Court & Divorce Records from 1833.
  • Lewis County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1883-87
  • Lewis 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.
  • Lewis County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980

Lewis County, Missouri Census Records

Lewis County, Missouri Vital Records

Lewis County, Missouri Resources

Lewis County, Missouri External Links

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