Franklin County Vital Records (Kansas)

Search Franklin County, KS vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Franklin County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Franklin County, KS. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Franklin County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Franklin County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Franklin County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

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


Franklin County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Franklin County, KS. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Franklin County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Franklin County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Franklin County Health Department Ottawa KS 1418 South Main Street 66067 785-229-3530


Franklin County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Franklin County, KS. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Franklin County vital records. Franklin County Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Franklin County Marriage License Ottawa KS 301 South Main Street 66067 785-242-6000


Franklin County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Franklin County, KS. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Franklin County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Anderson County Medical Examiner & Coroner Ottawa KS 1418 South Main Street 66067 785-242-1620

Coffey County Medical Examiner & Coroner Ottawa KS 1418 South Main Street 66067 785-242-1620

Franklin County Medical Examiner & Coroner Ottawa KS 1418 South Main Street 66067 785-242-1620


Franklin County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Franklin County, KS. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Franklin County vital records. You can find Franklin County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

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