Worth County, Missouri Records

Worth County, Missouri (Map It) was created on February 8, 1861 from Gentry County. The county was named in honor of William J. Worth (1794–1849), a United States general during the Mexican-American War.

Worth County is bordered by Taylor County, Iowa (northwest), Ringgold County, Iowa (northeast), Harrison County (east), Gentry County (south), Nodaway County (west).

Worth County Cities and Towns include Allendale, Denver, Grant City, Irena, Sheridan, Worth.

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

Worth County, Missouri Courthouse Records

Worth County, Missouri Courthouse
Worth County, MO Courthouse

The Worth County Courthouse is located in Grant City, 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 Worth 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 this Courthouse in February 1866. No records loss. State census of 1876.

  • Worth County Recorder of Deeds has Marriage Records from 1861 and Land Records from 1849
  • Worth County Circuit Court Clerk / Probate Court Clerk has Probate Records from 1861  and Court & Divorce Records from 1861.
  • Worth County Clerk of the Court has Birth & Death Records from 1883–93 
  • Worth 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.
  • Worth County Health Department has Birth Certificates since 1920 and Death Certificates since 1980

Worth County, Missouri Census Records

Worth County, Missouri Vital Records

Worth County, Missouri Resources

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