Vital Records in Kansas

Vital records in Kansas are maintained by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, where they issue certified copies of birth, death, marriage & divorce certificates. Even older records can be requested from the county where the event took place, if available. Many counties have incomplete collections dating back to their founding.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that Kansas Department of Health and Environment can provide:

Record Type Available From
Kansas Birth Records July 1911 – 2017
Kansas Death Records July 1911 – 2017
Kansas Divorce Records July 1951 – 2017
Kansas Marriage Records May 1913 – 2017

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County Year Founded
Allen County, KS August 25, 1855
Anderson County, KS August 25, 1855
Atchison County, KS August 25, 1855
Barber County, KS February 26, 1867
Barton County, KS February 26, 1867
Bourbon County, KS August 25, 1855
Brown County, KS August 25, 1855
Butler County, KS August 25, 1855
Chase County, KS February 11, 1859
Chautauqua County, KS March 25, 1875
Cherokee County, KS February 18, 1860
Cheyenne County, KS March 20, 1873
Clark County, KS February 26, 1867
Clay County, KS February 20, 1857
Cloud County, KS March 27, 1867
Coffey County, KS August 25, 1855
Comanche County, KS February 26, 1867
Cowley County, KS February 26, 1867
Crawford County, KS February 13, 1867
Decatur County, KS March 20, 1873
Dickinson County, KS February 20, 1857
Doniphan County, KS August 25, 1855
Douglas County, KS August 25, 1855
Edwards County, KS March 18, 1874
Elk County, KS March 25, 1875
Ellis County, KS February 26, 1885
Ellsworth County, KS February 26, 1867
Finney County, KS February 22, 1883
Ford County, KS February 26, 1867
Franklin County, KS August 25, 1855
Geary County, KS March 7, 1889
Gove County, KS March 11, 1868
Graham County, KS February 26, 1887
Grant County, KS March 20, 1873
Gray County, KS March 13, 1881
Greeley County, KS March 20, 1873
Greenwood County, KS August 25, 1855
Hamilton County, KS March 20, 1873
Harper County, KS February 26, 1867
Harvey County, KS March 7, 1872
Haskell County, KS March 23, 1887
Hodgeman County, KS February 26, 1867
Jackson County, KS February 11, 1859
Jefferson County, KS August 25, 1855
Jewell County, KS February 26, 1887
Johnson County, KS August 25, 1855
Kearny County, KS March 20, 1873
Kingman County, KS March 7, 1872
Kiowa County, KS February 26, 1867
Labette County, KS February 26, 1867
Lane County, KS March 20, 1873
Leavenworth County, KS August 25, 1855
Lincoln County, KS February 26, 1867
Linn County, KS February 26, 1867
Logan County, KS February 24, 1887
Lyon County, KS February 5, 1862
Marion County, KS August 30, 1855
Marshall County, KS August 25, 1855
McPherson County, KS February 26, 1867
Meade County, KS March 20, 1873
Miami County, KS August 25, 1855
Mitchell County, KS February 26, 1867
Montgomery County, KS February 26, 1867
Morris County, KS February 11, 1859
Morton County, KS February 20, 1886
Nemaha County, KS August 25, 1855
Neosho County, KS June 3, 1861
Ness County, KS February 26, 1867
Norton County, KS February 26, 1867
Osage County, KS 1859
Osborne County, KS February 26, 1867
Ottawa County, KS February 27, 1860
Pawnee County, KS February 26, 1867
Phillips County, KS February 26, 1867
Pottawatomie County, KS February 20, 1857
Pratt County, KS February 26, 1867
Rawlins County, KS March 20, 1873
Reno County, KS February 26, 1867
Republic County, KS February 27, 1860
Rice County, KS February 26, 1867
Riley County, KS August 25, 1855
Rooks County, KS February 26, 1867
Rush County, KS February 26, 1867
Russell County, KS February 26, 1867
Saline County, KS February 15, 1860
Scott County, KS March 20, 1873
Sedgwick County, KS February 26, 1867
Seward County, KS March 20, 1873
Shawnee County, KS August 25, 1855
Sheridan County, KS 1873
Sherman County, KS September 20, 1886
Smith County, KS 1872
Stafford County, KS 1879
Stanton County, KS 1887
Stevens County, KS August 3, 1886
Sumner County, KS December 20, 1870
Thomas County, KS October 8, 1885
Trego County, KS June 21, 1879
Wabaunsee County, KS 1859
Wallace County, KS 1868
Washington County, KS February 20, 1857
Wichita County, KS December 24, 1886
Wilson County, KS 1855
Woodson County, KS 1855
Wyandotte County, KS 1859