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Brown County, KS Public Records

District Court
PO Box 417
Hiawatha, KS 66434 www.kscourts.org/districts/Distri...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 785-742-7481
F: 785-742-3506
Couriers: 601 Oregon St # 301
Hiawatha, KS 66434
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Juvenile, Eviction, Family, Probate
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental health, sealed or expunged records released
Probate fax is same as main fax number.
Fairview Municipal Court
505 W Front St
Fairview, KS 66425 http://www.fairviewks.com/
P: 785-467-3200
Jurisdiction: Ordinances, Traffic
Hiawatha Municipal Court
413 Oregon St
Law Enforcement Ctr Basement
Hiawatha, KS 66434 www.cityofhiawatha.org/department...
Hours: 8AM-N 1PM-5PM CST
P: 785-742-2156
Jurisdiction: Ordinances, Traffic
Horton Municipal Court
205 E 8th St
Horton, KS 66439 http://www.cityofhorton.com/
Hours: 8AM-5PM M; 1PM-5PM Tu-Fri CST
P: 785-486-2681
F: 785-486-2381
Jurisdiction: Ordinances, Traffic

Brown County, KS Vital Records

Contact the Brown County Office of the County Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Brown County
County Register of Deeds
ks-brown.manatron.com/RegisterofD...
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 785-742-3741
Fax: 785-742-7705
Recorded Documents

Brown County Vital Certificates

Brown County Vital Certificates

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Brown County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 570.67 sq mi
Population (2009): 9,927
  • Females: 51.4%
  • White: 86.3%
  • Black/African American: 1.8%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 83.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): -797
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.3%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 15.7%
High School Graduates (2000): 84.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 19.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.44
Housing Units (2000): 4,815
Homeownership Rate (2000): 71.4%
Migration Flow to Brown County, KS from (2007-2008):

Brown County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $220,035
  • Construction: $5,762
  • Retail Trade: $11,993
  • Professional and Technical Services: $4,340
  • Healthcare: $27,719
  • Banking: $23,453
  • Retail Trade: $11,993
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $0
  • Manufacturing: $25,479
  • Farms: $12,150
  • Government: $72,667
Employed (2000): 4,947
Unemployed (2000): 304
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.5%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,758
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,917
Local Government Revenue (2007): $25,093 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $20,779 (thou. dol.)

Brown County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 146
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.6
Deaths (2007): 143
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.3
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.8

Brown County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 37
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 34
Property Crimes (2008): 135
  • Burglary: 29
  • Larceny-Theft: 98
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 8

Brown County Genealogy Records