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Cherokee County, KS Public Records

District Court
PO Box 189
Columbus, KS 66725 www.kscourts.org/dstcts/11cherco....
Hours: 8AM-3PM CST
P: 620-429-3880
F: 620-429-1130
Couriers: 110 West Maple Street
Columbus, KS 66725
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Juvenile, Eviction, Family, Probate
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental health, sealed or expunged records released
Filings here include Civil, Criminal, Limited, Small Claims, Traffic, Fish and Game, Juvenile, Probate, Domestic, Marriage Licenses, Tax Warrants, Mechanic’s Liens, Statutory Bonds, Adoptions, Immigration Naturalization records, Hospital Liens
Baxter Springs Municipal Court
PO Box 577
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM M-TH; 7AM-3:30PM F CST
P: 620-856-3825
F: 620-856-5483
Couriers: 121 West 11th Street
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
Jurisdiction: Ordinances, Traffic
Columbus Municipal Court
300 E Maple
Columbus, KS 66725 http://www.columbuscityhall.com/
P: 620-429-1332
Jurisdiction: Ordinances, Traffic

Cherokee County, KS Vital Records

Contact the Cherokee 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.

Cherokee County
County Register of Deeds
110 W Maple, Rm 139
Columbus, KS 66725 cherokeecountyks.gov/ElectedOffic...
8AM-5PM (recording till 3:30PM) CST
Phone: 620-429-3777
Fax: 620-429-1362

Cherokee County Vital Certificates

Cherokee County Vital Certificates

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Cherokee County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 587.12 sq mi
Population (2009): 21,064
  • Females: 51.1%
  • White: 91.6%
  • Black/African American: 0.9%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 90.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,538
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.8%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.2%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 16.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 80.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.3%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.51
Housing Units (2000): 10,031
Homeownership Rate (2000): 76.1%
Migration Flow to Cherokee County, KS from (2007-2008):

Cherokee County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $317,866
  • Construction: $34,167
  • Retail Trade: $17,694
  • Professional and Technical Services: $10,690
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $7,218
  • Retail Trade: $17,694
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $4,155
  • Manufacturing: $100,489
  • Farms: $4,226
  • Government: $52,102
Employed (2000): 10,253
Unemployed (2000): 593
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $27,123
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,278
Local Government Revenue (2007): $45,042 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $10,411 (thou. dol.)

Cherokee County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 257
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.0
Deaths (2007): 289
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.7

Cherokee County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 40
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 7
  • Robbery: 2
  • Aggravated Assault: 31
Property Crimes (2008): 543
  • Burglary: 113
  • Larceny-Theft: 375
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 55

Cherokee County Genealogy Records