Scott County, Missouri Records
Scott County Cities and Towns include Benton, Blodgett, Chaffee, Commerce, Diehlstadt, Haywood City, Illmo, Kelso, Lambert, Miner, Morley, Oran, Perkins, Scott City, Sikeston, Vanduser.
A Map of Scott County, Missouri contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Scott County, Missouri Courthouse Records
Scott County, MO Courthouse
The Scott County Courthouse is located in Benton, 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 Scott 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.
- Scott County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1840 and Land Records from 1822.
- Scott County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1825 and Court & Divorce Records from 1822.
- Scott County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1883–86 .
- Scott 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.
- Scott County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980
Scott County, Missouri Census Records
- Learn More: State of Missouri Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: 1844-1881
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Scott County, Missouri Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Missouri Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from January 1910 to present
- Marriage Records: from July 1948 to present
- Divorce Records: from July 1948 to present
- Locations: Missouri Office of Vital Statistics
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth and Death Certificate, Marriage and Divorce Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Telephone: 573-751-6387
Scott County, Missouri Resources
- RAOGK Volunteers for Missouri
- Chaffee Historical Society and Museum
- Scott County Historical and Genealogical Society
- Commerce Historical and Genealogy Society, P.O. Box 93, 30 Missouri Street, Commerce, MO 63742-0093 , Phone: (573) 264-2199
- Scott County, Missouri Message Boards
- Scott County, Missouri Genealogy Forum
Scott County, Missouri External Links
- Missouri Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Scott County, Missouri Books - Amazon
- Scott Co., Missouri - FindaGrave
- Guide to Scott County and Municipal Records on Microfilm - Missouri State Archives
- Missouri Indexed Historical Records - Familysearch
- Scott County, Missouri Links - Cyndi's List
- Historical Newspapers from Missouri (1808 - 1922)
- Scott Co. MOGenweb
- Scott County, Missouri Ancestry Database Collections
- Scott County, Missouri Military Records