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United States Gotoarrow.png Kansas Gotoarrow.png Stanton County

Stanton County, Kansas genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Online Records

Stanton County, Kansas
Map of Kansas highlighting Stanton County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Location of Kansas in the U.S.
Founded March 6, 1873
County Seat Johnson
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Address Stanton County Courthouse
P.O. Box 190
Johnson, Kansas 67855-0190
Phone: 316.492.2140

County Courthouse

Stanton County Courthouse
201 N Main
PO Box 190
Johnson, KS 67855
Phone: 316.492.2150

Absorbed by Hamilton County 1883.
Reorganized Feb 1887
City Clerk has birth records.
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records
Clerk District Court has divorce and court records.
Register of Deeds has burial and land records
County Clerk has census records. [1]


Parent County

1873--Stanton County was created 6 March 1873 from unorganized territory. County seat: Johnson [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Kansas Land and Property for additional information about early Kansas land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Local Histories



  • Stanton County was organized after the Civil War.




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stanton County, Kansas page 256, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).