Holt County Background Information
There are 115 counties in Missouri, including Holt County. Oregon is the current seat in Holt County. In 2020, the population in Holt County was 4,223.
It was organized in 1841.
It was named for David Rice Holt (1803–1840), a Missouri state legislator from Platte County.
Holt County Arrest Records
Every single crime is recorded within the Holt County borders. Holt County crimes are divided into two groups. Property crime and violent crime makeup these two sections. The three main property crime sections are larceny, motor vehicle theft, and burglary. Violent crimes can include murder, aggravated assault, forcible rape, and robbery. In Holt County in 2021, there were 6 violent and 41 property crimes.
Holt County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff: Steve Portman
107 S Main St P.O. Box 229
Oregon, MO 64473
24 hours a day
Monday thru Sunday
Phone: (660) 446-3300
Fax: (660) 446-2020
Holt County Criminal Documents
In Holt County, criminal records are continually updated and include jail and inmate records. This search tool can reveal any jailed or on release person in Holt County. In Holt County, and the entire state of Missouri, the authorities must keep an up to date register listing each individual sex offender in the area. This includes any offender living, working, incarcerated, or attending school within the jurisdiction of Holt County. This register is kept in the public domain in Holt County.
Sex offenders can be searched for in Holt County. The tool also allows citizens to search for names directly. In Holt County, the sex offender register also includes those who are non-compliants.
Holt County Court Records
In the Holt County area, each court record is maintained by the county courthouse. To obtain a court record in Holt County, a person must go through:
Holt County Courthouse
Circuit Clerk: Rebecca Monroe
P.O. Box 318
102 W Nodaway
Oregon, MO 64473
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CST
Phone: (660) 446-3301
Fax: (660) 446-3328
Lower court decisions can be reviewed by the Court of Appeals if one party contests the decision. Lower courts may refer to the 115 superior or trial courts across the 105 state counties, including Holt County.
NOTE - Court records are presented one of three ways in Holt County. Court records can be sent by way of fax, email, or mail. In contrast, any certified or official documents must be sent through mail and mail only in Holt County.
Holt County Public Records
The government keeps vital records on all citizens in Holt County. In fact, some vital records are accumulated by Holt County authorities. This can include records on marriages, divorces, births, and deaths.
All marriage records are compiled by the county clerk in Holt County and then forwarded to the state. The Office of Vital Statistics then receives and maintains these records. Birth and death records have also been gathered by the Holt County office in the past. Each individual record from every county is stored at one central registry. The records can then be used for statistical analysis.
The Missouri Public Records Law, passed in 1961, means that all Holt County residents can access and copy all public vital records. It allows all citizens of Holt County to access public records held by the state and local government. The last amendment to the law came in 2006. Public records can be accessed at:
Holt County Clerk: Alice Derr
102 W Nodaway St P.O. Box 437
Oregon MO 64473
Phone: (660) 446-3303
Fax: (660) 446-3353
NOTE - In Holt County, people must observe set rules in order to be granted records. Firstly, the office is only open from Monday to Friday, somewhere between 8:30 a.m.-AND 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. CST. Also, people must bring photo ID in order to be granted records in Holt County. Examples of an acceptable form of photo ID include a driver’s license or state ID. Holt County requests must be put in writing.