Monday, March 25, 2019


The Register of Deeds is responsible for recording all transactions relating to real estate in Cherokee County. This includes deeds, mortgages, oil and gas leases and platted additions to all cities in Cherokee County. 

The Register of Deeds also files financing statements and security agreements on personal property under the Uniform Commercial Code, Federal and State tax liens, Corporation documents, Power of Attorney and Military Discharges.

You can apply for a PASSPORT in our office.  We also will take pictures for passports or concealed weapon permits.

We now offer e-recording through Simplifie , CSC  or Mobilist Tech

Our Records are not on line. 

The 2019 fee schedule as revised by 2014 HB 2643 is now available on the web page.

Barbara Bilke

Register of Deeds

PO Box 228

110 W Maple Room #139

Columbus Ks. 66725 



8:00 am 5:00 pm Mon thru Fri


8:00 am to 3:30 pm

 Phone: (620)429-3777 

 Fax:      (620)429-1362

Register of Deeds- Barbara Bilike 

Deputy- Karen Johnston-

Please Remember...
Register of Deeds are recorders not researchers.

For More Information...


NEW  2019 Fee Schedule

Document Acceptance Policy

Single  Family Residence Affidavit

picture by C. Byrd