Clerk Offices in Emporia, Kansas

Find Emporia, Kansas clerk offices, including county, city, and circuit clerks, and clerks of court. Clerks provide information on public court records and legal documents, criminal, jail, and arrest records, marriage licenses, divorce, judicial, and probate records, businesses liens, notary services, real estate taxes and voter registration services.

There are 2 Clerk Offices in Emporia, Kansas, serving a population of 24,636 people in an area of 12 square miles. There is 1 Clerk Office per 12,318 people, and 1 Clerk Office per 5 square miles.

In Kansas, Emporia is ranked 196th of 750 cities in Clerk Offices per capita, and 187th in Clerk Offices per square mile.


Emporia City Clerk 104 East 5th Avenue Emporia, KS

Lyon County Clerk 430 Commercial Street Emporia, KS

About the Emporia Clerk Office

Clerks Offices in Emporia, KS are responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Clerk's office provides public access to records in accordance with local government regulations and laws. The Emporia Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through Kansas state,, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.

Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
  • Emporia public records
  • Property records, mortgage records and title deeds
  • Emporia, Kansas vital records, birth records, death records and certificates
  • Marriage and divorce records, licenses and applications
  • Business & professional licenses, permits, and registrations
  • Election records, voter registration and poll locations
Emporia Public Records

Emporia Clerks keep a variety of public record including vital records and certificates including birth records, death records, marriage records, and divorce records. Clerks maintain Emporia property and land records including mortgages, deeds, titles, tax liens, court judgments, maps, floor plans, blueprints, variances, probate and estate records.

The Office of the Clerk manages Emporia public records and documents and may provide copies of public records upon request and fee remittance.

Permits & Licenses

A wide variety of Emporia permits, and licenses are available at the Clerk's Office, including: hunting and fishing licenses, vendor permits, liquor licenses, parking permits, and special events permits. The Office may also provide professional services, including business licensing, permits, name registration and notary services.

Emporia Marriage Licenses & Applications

Clerks provide marriage certificates, marriage license applications and records. The Office also provides information on the process and requirements for couples planning to get married. Emporia Clerks Offices provide certified copies of marriage certificates upon request.

Voter Registration & Elections

The Office of Emporia Clerks provide assistance to local elections, helping with voter registration, candidate filings, voter petitions, and swearing elected officials into public office.

Public Meeting Minutes

Clerks are responsible for posting public notices, government meeting records, agendas, and minutes in accordance with local Emporia ordinances, regulations and Kansas state law.