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Emporia, Kansas is known for its historic downtown, its vibrant arts and culture scene, and its strong sense of community. The City Council of Emporia is composed of seven members, each elected to serve a four-year term. The Council meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall. The Council is responsible for setting policy, approving the budget, and enacting ordinances. Below are direct public records resources that can help you find the most up-to-date information.
  • City of Emporia
    Directory of Emporia city records and information

  • City of Emporia Licenses and Permits
    City permits and licenses
    522 Mechanic St
    Emporia, KS 66801
    Phone: (620) 343-4241

  • Emporia Police Department
    Law enforcement and public safety
    518 Mechanic St
    Emporia, KS 66801
    Phone: (620) 343-4200

  • Emporia Fire Department
    Fire and rescue services
    120 E 5th Ave
    Emporia KS 66801
    Phone: (620) 343-4230

  • Emporia Chamber of Commerce
    Business listings directory
    719 Commercial
    P.O.Box 703
    Emporia KS 66801
    Phone: (620) 342-1600
    Fax: (620) 342-3223

  • Emporia Public Library
    Reference materials and research assistance
    110 E 6th Ave
    Emporia, KS 66801
    Phone: (620) 340-6462
    Fax: (620) 340-6444

  • The Emporia Gazette
    Current and archived local news and information
    517 Merchant St
    PO Drawer C
    Emporia, KS 66801
    Phone: (620) 342-4800
    Fax: (620) 342-8108

  • Kansas Bureau of Investigation
    Attn: Criminal History Records Section
    1620 SW Tyler
    Topeka, KS 66612-1837
    Call: 1-800-452-6727 or 785-296-6518
    Hours: 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Central Time Zone

  • Office of Judicial Administration
    Telephone: 785.296.2256
    The Kansas Supreme Court
    301 SW 10th Avenue
    Topeka Kansas 66612-1507

  • Center for Missing & Exploited Children
    Quick search for missing children, sex offenders, Amber alerts, records and more public information

  • Kansas Department of Corrections
    900 SW Jackson - 4th Floor Landon State Office Building
    Topeka, KS 66612-1284
    (785) 296-3317
    Toll-free Kansas & Missouri : (888) 317-8204

What is the process for someone who is arrested in Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas to go through the jail and court system?

If you get arrested in Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, you would go to the Lyon County Jail and the Lyon County Courthouse.

What publicly accessible records can be obtained from the Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas Library?

The Emporia Public Library has a variety of public records available for research. The library's website states that they have "a wide variety of local, state, and federal records, including census records, land records, court records, and more."

Where is the nearest fingerprinting office located in Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas?

The Lyon County Sheriff's Office provides fingerprinting services in Emporia, Kansas.

What are the requirements for obtaining vital records from Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, and what information is provided in the records?

To obtain vital records for Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas, you must contact the Lyon County Register of Deeds office. The vital records available from the Lyon County Register of Deeds office include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees. To obtain any of these records, you must provide a valid photo ID and proof of your relationship to the person named on the record. You must also pay the applicable fees.