Mitchell County, Kansas Genealogy Guide

Mitchell County, Kansas (Map It) was created on February 26, 1867 (Organized on 1870) from Unorganized Territory. The county was named in honor of William D. Mitchell, who entered the Union army as a private in Company K, Second Kansas Cavalry. Promoted to captain in a Kentucky regiment, he was killed in action at Monroe's Cross Roads, North Carolina, in 1865.. Learn More About State of Kansas History.

Mitchell County is bordered by Jewell County (north), Cloud County (east), Ottawa County (southeast), Lincoln County (south), Osborne County (west).

Mitchell County Cities and Towns include Beloit, Cawker City, Glen Elder, Tipton, Simpson, Hunter and Scottsville.

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

Mitchell County, Kansas Courthouse Records

Mitchell County, Kansas Courthouse
Mitchell County, KS Courthouse

The Mitchell County Courthouse is located in Beloit, Kansas. Learn More About State of Kansas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  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 Mitchell county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Mitchell County Clerks Office has Birth Records from 1891-1911, Marriage Records from 1871 and Death Records from 1891-1911. The Birth & Death Records held by city clerk. 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.
  • Mitchell County Register of Deeds Office has Land Records from 1870. 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.
  • Mitchell County Clerk of District Court has Probate Records from 1870 and Court Records from 1871. 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.
  • Mitchell 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.

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