Marion CountyInformation Information
Including Marion County, there are 115 counties in the state of Missouri. In Marion County, the current seat is Palmyra. There were 28,525 occupants back in 2020 in Marion County.
It was organized in 1826.
It was named for General Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox," who was from South Carolina and served in the American Revolutionary War.
Marion County is part of the Hannibal, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Quincy-Hannibal, IL-MO Combined Statistical Area.
Marion County Arrest Files
In Marion County, arrest records are also kept on every crime within the county jurisdiction. Every last crime in Marion County is divided into two sections in the crime report. Violent crime and property crime are the groups in question. Motor vehicle theft, burglary, and larceny make up the three main property crime classifications. Robbery, aggravated assault, murder, and forcible rape make up the four main violent crime classifications. In 2021, in Marion County, there were 1 violent and 99 property crimes.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff: Jimmy Shinn
1703 Marion City Road
Palmyra, MO 63461
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (573) 769-2077
Fax Number: (573) 769-2080
Marion County Criminal Documents
The criminal records in Marion County are repeatedly updated and include jail and inmate records. Marion County occupants can use this to find any person in jail or on release in Marion County.
There is a constantly updated register in Marion County that hold each sex offender. This is not only limited to those living and working in Marion County, but also those attending school and incarcerated. This register is kept in the public domain in Marion County.
In Marion County, citizens have the right to search for sex offenders. Occupants can also search by name for particular offenders. In Marion County, the sex offender register also includes those who are non-compliants.
Marion County Court Files
In Marion County, court records are maintained by the county courthouse. To get hold of a court records in Marion County, residents must go at:
Marion County Courthouse
Clerk: Cheryl Damron
P.O. Box 431
100 S. Main St., Ste. 207
Palmyra, MO 63461
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m.– 12a.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: (573) 769-2550
Fax: (573) 769-4558
The Court of Appeals in Missouri oversees all lower cases when one person contests an original decision made. Lower courts may refer to the 115 superior or trial courts across the 105 state counties, including Marion County.
NOTE - There are three ways in which the government can deliver court records in Marion County. These three ways are email, mail, or fax. Conversely, all official Marion County records can only be sent by means of mail.
Marion County Public Document
Every single resident of Marion County has vital records kept on them. The Marion County authorities are even tasked with collecting some of these documents and sending them to the state. These vital records can include birth certificates, marriage certificates, divorce decrees, marriage licenses, death certificates, divorce certificates, and much more.
For example, in Missouri, marriage records are currently collected by the relevant county clerk. The Office of Vital Statistics then receives and maintains these records. Birth and death records have also been obtained by the Marion County office in the past. All Marion County records are sent to the central registry, along with records from all 114 other counties. All vital records can be kept safe as well as used for statistical analysis.
In 1961, The Missouri Public Records Law was passed, allowing all Marion County residents to access and copy public records. The law gives all Marion County residents the fundamental right to access all local or state government-held public records. The last amendment to the law came in 2006. In Marion County, the people can access public records at:
Marion County Clerk: Marla Meyers
100 S. Main St., Ste. 107
Palmyra, MO 63461
Phone: (573) 769-2549
Fax: (573) 769-4312
NOTE - In Marion County, records are only given to those who follow the rules. Firstly, the Marion County office is open between 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. CST, from Monday to Friday. Photo ID must also be presented if a person wants to access records in Marion County. This could come in the form of a driver's license or a state ID. All requests in Marion County have to be put in writing in order to be granted.