Macon County Background Information
The state of Missouri houses 115 counties, including Macon County. At this moment in time, Macon is the current seat in Macon County. There were 15,183 occupants back in 2021 in Macon County.
It was organized in 1837.
It was named for Nathaniel Macon, a Revolutionary War hero and North Carolina politician.
Macon County Arrest Files
The authorities in Macon County keep records on each crime within the county borders. Crimes in Macon County are split into two sections. These two sections are property crime and violent crime. The three main property crime categorizations are vehicle theft, larceny, and burglary. Having said that, the violent crime groups include murder, rape, assault, and robbery. There were 5 violents and 68 property crimes in Macon County in 2021.
Macon County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff: Kevin Shoemaker
101 E Washington St
Macon, MO 63552
Phone: (660) 385-2062
Macon County Criminal Documents
Criminal records in Macon County include jail and inmate records are constantly updated. All This search tool can be used to look for any person either jailed or on release in Macon County. There is a routinely updated register in Macon County that hold each individual sex offender. This includes any person living, working, at school, or incarcerated in Macon County. The Macon County register is in the public domain.
Every sex offender in Macon County can be searched for using the search tool. In Macon County, the sex offender register also includes those who are non-compliants.
Macon County Court Documents
In the Macon County area, each and every court record is maintained by the county courthouse. Court records can be obtained at:
Macon County Courthouse
101 E Washington
Bldg 2, Ste 1
Macon, MO 63552
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CST
Phone: (660) 385-4631
Fax: (660) 385-4235
Lower court decisions can be reviewed by the Court of Appeals if one party contests the decision. There are 115 superior or trial courts across Missouri, including Macon County.
NOTE - Macon County court records are sent to people in one of three ways. These three ways are email, mail, or fax. Only mail delivery is available for certified or official documents in Macon County.
Macon County Public Documents
Each and every Macon County resident has vital records kept on them. In fact, Macon County, along with the other Missouri counties, is in charge of collecting some of these documents and forwarding them to the state government. Birth certificates, marriage certificates, divorce decrees, marriage licenses, death certificates, divorce certificates, and much more can be included in this.
The Macon County clerk currently collects and forwards marriage records. The records are received and maintained by the Office of Vital Statistics. The Macon County office has also been in charge of collecting birth and death records in the past. Every single vital record in Missouri, including those from Macon County, is held in one central registry. All vital records can be kept safe as well as used for statistical analysis.
Public records can be accessed and copied in Macon County thanks to the 1961 Missouri Public Records Law. The law gives each and every inhabitant of the state the fundamental right to access all public records, whether they are held by the local or state government. This law was most recently amended back in 2006. Public records in Macon County is available at:
Macon County Clerk: Tammy Perkins
101 E Washington, Bldg 3, #300
Macon, MO 63552
Phone: (660) 385-2913 or (660) 385-2047
Fax: (660) 385-7203
Macon County records do come at a cost, unfortunately. In Macon County, birth record first copies cost $15. In Macon County, death record first copies cost $13. It then costs an extra $10 for every copy beyond that.
NOTE - There are rules to follow if a person wants to access records in Macon County. The opening hours for the Macon County office is 8:30 a.m.N 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. or by appointment CST on Monday to Friday. Also, people must bring photo ID in order to be granted records in Macon County. This could come in the form of a driver's license or a state ID. In Macon County, every single request must be put in writing in order to be granted.