Address and phone number for Jefferson County Clerk, a Clerk Office, at PO Box 321, Oskaloosa KS.
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The Jefferson County Clerk, located in Oskaloosa, Kansas, is the official keeper of public records for Jefferson County. The Clerk's office ensures that public records are retained, archived, and made accessible to the public in accordance with all laws and regulations. Clerks also support the elections process and provide a variety of transactional services. The Clerk's duties are established and regulated through a combination of Kansas state statutes, local ordinances and charters, and other regulations.You may contact the Jefferson County Clerk's office for questions about:
The Jefferson County Clerk maintains a range of public records. The Clerk's Office keeps Jefferson County vital records, such as birth, marriage, and death certificates. The Clerk also keeps documents involving land or land transactions, including deeds, mortgages, attachments, tax liens, judgments, maps, floor plans, probate certificates, variances, and all other legal documents pertaining to land use and transfers.
The Clerk's office handles and stores a large volume of documents, dating back to the founding of Jefferson County. Copies of local public records may be available for request as many archival documents have been digitized.Marriage Licenses & Applications
The Jefferson County Clerk provides information on Jefferson County marriage licenses and applications including the application process, forms and requirements. The Office of the Clerk maintains marriage certificates and records for all couples legally married in Jefferson County, KS and may provide certified copies for a nominal fee.Jefferson County Permits & Licenses
In addition to keeping Jefferson County public records, the Clerk issues a variety of licenses and permits to the public including dog licenses, hunting and fishing licenses, liquor licenses, parking permits, and permits for special events, as well as providing notary public services. The Clerk's office also registers business names for businesses operating in Jefferson County.Voter Registration & Elections
The Jefferson County Clerk supports the elections process by providing assistance to candidates filing elections paperwork and voters submitting petitions, and by working with the Board of Elections. Clerks administer the oath of office to elected officials. The Clerk's Office may also help register voters.Public Meeting Minutes
The Clerk is responsible for posting public meetings records, such as meeting notices, agendas, and minutes, in accordance with local governing laws and regulations in that state of Kansas and the county seat of Jefferson County and how long these records must be made public.Contact the Jefferson County Clerk
You may contact the Clerk's Office by calling 785-863-2272, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Jefferson County Clerk, PO Box 321, Oskaloosa, Kansas, 66066