Search Public Records in Platte County, MO. Results May Include: Marriage and Divorce Records, Criminal Records, Birth and Death Records, Probate Documents, Land Records, Arrests, Addresses, Liens and Judgments.
Platte County is located in the northwestern portion of the state of Missouri. The county was formed on December 31, 1838, from the Platte Purchase and named after the Platte River. Kansas City is the largest city in the county, while Platte City is the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 89,322 people and a total area of 427 square miles, of which 6.6 square miles is water and 420 square miles is land. Platte County borders the following counties; Buchanan County to the north; Clinton County to the northeast; Clay County to the east; Wyandotte County, Kansas, to the south; Leavenworth County, Kansas, to the southwest; and Atchison County, Kansas, to the northwest.
As of 2015, Gloria Boyer is the current Platte County Recorder. The office of the recorder is charged with the following responsibilities:
● Record and maintain real estate transactions.
● Issue and maintain marriage license information.
● File and maintain state and federal tax liens.
● File and maintain military discharge documents.
On the other hand, the County Clerk maintains official record of the minutes, contracts, and legal documents of the County Commission.
Records maintained by both the county clerk and the recorder can be accessed by the public through iRecord Search – Login. The public can access Platte County real estate record images from April, 2005 to present by subscription. For the subscription option, you will be required to print the ‘Online Search Service Agreement’, complete the form, and mail the signed agreement to Platte County Recorder’s Office. Alternatively, you can visit the office of the recorder in person with a completed records request form. The form should contain as much information as possible relating to the records you are requesting.
Below is the physical address of the Platte County Recorder office:
Platte County Administration Building
415 Third St., Room 110
Platte City, MO 64079
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