Franklin County Records

Search for Franklin County KS county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of county records. These include vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research. They may also keep documents related to property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Clerk Office is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Franklin County Clerk Ottawa KS 315 South Main Street 66067 785-229-3410

Ottawa City Clerk Ottawa KS 101 South Hickory Street 66067 785-242-2190

Richmond City Clerk Richmond KS 109 E Central St 66080 785-835-6425

Wellsville City Clerk Wellsville KS 411 Main St 66092 785-883-2296


Assessor Offices determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by residents. Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Franklin County Assessor's Office Ottawa KS 315 South Main Street 66067 785-229-3421


Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their county records.

Franklin County Kansas Historical Society Ottawa KS 135 West Tecumseh Street 66067 785-242-1232

Wellsville Kansas Historical Society Wellsville KS 517 Main Street 66092 785-883-2368


Recorders of Deeds keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and property tax records. The Recorder of Deeds has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Franklin County Recorder of Deeds Ottawa KS 315 South Main Street 66067 785-229-3440


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices maintain a number of property-related county records, including property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Franklin County Treasurer's Office Ottawa KS 315 South Main Street 66067 785-229-3450


Town and City Halls are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Lane City Hall Lane KS 600 West 3rd Street 66042 785-869-2600

Ottawa City Hall Ottawa KS 320 S Beech St 66067 785-229-3656

Pomona City Hall Pomona KS 219 Jefferson Street 66076 785-566-3522

Princeton City Hall Princeton KS 316 Galveston Street 66078 785-937-4103

Rantoul City Hall Rantoul KS 120 East Main Street 66079 785-878-3475

Richmond City Hall Richmond KS 109 East Central Avenue 66080 785-835-6425

Williamsburg City Hall Williamsburg KS 123 West William Street 66095 785-746-5578