Lewis County, Missouri Official Website

Lewis County Courthouse
100 E. Lafayette
Monticello, MO 63457

County Commission
Wayne "Fid" Murphy, Jr., Presiding Commissioner

Deanne Whiston, Northern Commissioner

Travis Fleer, Southern Commissioner

Fax 573-767-8245
Meetings: Monday beginning at 9:00 a.m.

If you would like to meet with the County Commission, please contact the County Clerk's office at 573-767-5205 to be placed on the agenda.


Tammy Logsdon, Assessor
PO Box 14
Monticello MO 63457

The Lewis County Assessorís Office is responsible for establishing the fair market value of ďReal or PersonalĒ property within Lewis County as of the tax date. This tax burden is distributed among those responsible for payment. The Assessorís Office is to respond to concerns and questions of property owners in Lewis County in a professional and courteous manner. For questions concerning the aspects of what the County Assessorís procedures are and how they are executed, please contact me at any time by phone or email.

The Assessor's Office maintains a website where you can search our real property maps. Please visit lewis.missouriassessors.com

Lewis County Assessorís Office information:

  • Real Estate Assessments
  • Personal Property Assessments
  • Mapping
  • Non-Assessment Cards for Vehicles
  • Book/Page

Real Estate:

  • Real property is reappraised or reassessed every two years by state law; it is reassessed every odd numbered year, i.e. 2013, 2015, 2017. Even numbered years, i.e. 2014, 2016, 2018, the Assessor looks for New Construction of improvements or Losses of improvements from the previous tax assessment year. The Assessor determines to put any new construction at full or partial value upon its state of completion as of January 1st of that tax assessment cycle.

Personal Property:

  • Every January the Lewis County Assessorís Office mails out Personal Property Assessment Forms. If you move within or move out of Lewis County, or change your address, please contact the Assessorís Office of this change. The Assessorís Office does not automatically know when property owners move in and out of the county.


  • The Assessorís Office is responsible for creating and maintaining property ownership maps within Lewis County, we currently have approximately 8,800 mapped parcels that are constantly changing due to surveys or subdividing property. These line placements are essentially used for tax assessment purposes only. The Lewis County Assessorís Office has a computerized mapping system called GIS. It has made it easier to generate data for finding parcel information within certain districts, subdivision, cities, or radiuses of a road, etc.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Jamie Kaylor, Circuit Clerk
PO Box 8
Monticello MO 63457

Traffic, Criminal, Civil, Domestic, Probate

Collector of Revenue
Denise Goodwin, Collector
PO Box 7
Monticello MO 63457

Collects current & delinquent real estate and personal property taxes
Collects current & delinquent drainage district taxes
Sells county merchant licenses & auctioneer licenses
Provides the public with information about county taxes
Conduct annual tax certificate sale.

Pay online on the Collector's page at: collector.lewiscountymo.org

Each individual bill needs to be paid in full. We DO NOT accept partial payment. If you have questions, please call our office.

Larry Arnold, Coroner
1100 White St.
Canton MO 63435
County Clerk
Shannon Sapp, County Clerk
Lewis County Clerk & Election Authority
PO Box 67
Monticello MO 63457
Phone 573-767-5205
Fax 573-767-8245

Office Hours 8:00 a.m. to Noon, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Elections & voter registration
Liquor Licenses
Sell County plat books $20, wall maps $40/$50 & county road maps $5
Birth & Death Records 1883 - 1887 very limited

Election information now available at www.lewiscountyvotes.org

Public Administrator
Luke Barton
P.O. Box 327
Canton MO 63435
Phone 573-260-2424
Fax 660-214-2692
Prosecuting Attorney
Jules (Jake) V. DeCoster, Prosecuting Attorney
PO Box 11
Monticello Mo 63457
Recorder of Deeds
Amy Parrish, Recorder of Deeds
100 E Lafayette PO Box 97 Monticello Mo 63457
Phone (573)-767-5440 | Fax (573) 767-5378 | aparrish@marktwain.net

Recorder Information

Lewis County now offers electronically recorded documents.

Features Include:

  • Easy set up
  • No software to install
  • No maintenance fees
  • Greater document security
  • Secure payment of county fees
  • Supports the majority of documents types
  • Rapid turnaround of rejected documents
  • Complete reporting/audit trail

Sign up today at erecord.icounty.com

Lewis County is also offering an online searching and viewing at lewismo.icounty.com

If you would like more information about these services, please contact:

Stacy Atkison
(417) 818-4299

Road & Bridge Department
Bill Rash, Supervisor
Rebecca Colclough, Secretary
PO Box 3
Monticello Mo 63457

For employment opportunities with the Lewis County Road & Bridge Department you can stop at the Road & Bridge office at 100 E Lafayette, Monticello or call 573-767-5212. Monday - Friday 8:00am- 3:30 pm

David Parrish, Sheriff
107 So Washington
Monticello MO 63457
Carson W. Lay, Surveyor
19016 100th Ave
LaBelle Mo 63447
Bonnie Roberson, Treasurer
PO Box 33
Monticello Mo 63457
Lewis County Emergency Management
David Keith, Emergency Management Coordinator