COUNTY RECORDER DIRECTORY

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Adair County

 

Janelle Schneider Adair County RecorderJanelle Schneider, Adair County Recorder
400 Public Sq, Ste 6, Greenfield, IA 50849
Phone: (641) 743-2411 | Fax: (641)-343-0121
Email: recorder@adaircountyiowa.org
www.adaircountyiowa.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Only one person will be permitted at a time in the vault area. Masks are required for entry. 

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Allamakee County

Deb Winke Allamakee County RecorderDeb Winke, Allamakee County Recorder
110 Allamakee Street, Waukon, IA 52175
Phone: (563) 568- 2364 | Fax: (563) 568-6419
Email: dwinke@co.allamakee.ia.us
www.allamakeecounty.iowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Open 8:00am – 4:00pm. Restricted to 2 people in the vault for research and by appointment only.

Large drop off box located at the South door (Off of 1st Ave NW).  Please put everything in an envelope first.

Audubon County

Miranda Bills Audubon County RecorderMiranda Bills, Audubon County Recorder
318 Leroy St. #7, Audubon, IA 50025
Phone: (712) 563-2119
Email: acro@auduboncountyia.gov
www.auduboncounty.com

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Masks are required for entry. Only one customer at a time will be permitted to enter.

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox located on left (north) side of sheriff’s driveway, along south side of building. Please call this county for more information.

Black Hawk County

Sandie Smither Black Hawk County RecorderSandie Smith, Black Hawk County Recorder
316 E 5th St, Waterloo, IA 50703
Phone: (319) 833-3012 | Fax: (319) 833-3170
Email: ssmith@blackhawkcounty.iowa.gov
www.co.black-hawk.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Mask required for entry.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Bremer County

Missy Thurm Bremer County RecorderMissy Thurm, Bremer County Recorder
415 E Bremer Avenue, Waverly, IA 50677
Phone: (319) 352-0401 | Fax: (319) 352-0518
Email: mthurm@co.bremer.ia.us
www.co.bremer.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording.

Buena Vista County

Curtis Reis​, Buena Vista County Recorder
PO Box 454, Storm Lake, IA 50588
Phone: (712) 749-2539 | Fax: (712) 749-2708
Email: creis@bvcountyiowa.com
www.bvcountyiowa.com

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public 

Face masks are recommended but not required. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of courthouse near main entrance. Please call this county for more information.

Adams County

Jamie Stargell Adams County RecorderJamie Stargell, Adams County Recorder
500 9th Street, Corning, IA 50841
Phone: (641) 322-3744 | Fax: (641) 322-3744
Email: adamsrecorder@adamscountyia.com
www.adamscountyia.com

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Enter through the southwest ADA compliant doors. Dropbox available on the west side of the courthouse.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Appanoose County

Teddy Walker Appanoose County RecorderTeddy Walker, Appanoose County Recorder
201 N 12th, Centerville, IA 52544
Phone: (641) 856-6103 | Fax: (641)856-2377
Email: twalker@appanoosecounty.net

 

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public by Appointment Only

Researchers are required to wear gloves. Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Benton County

Lexa Speidel Benton County RecorderLexa Speidel, Benton County Recorder
111 E 4th, Vinton, IA 52349
Phone: (319) 472-3309 | Fax: (319) 472-3647
Email: lspeidel@co.benton.ia.us
www.bentoncountyiowa.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public 

A health screening will be conducted before entrance is permitted. A mask required to enter building.

Dropbox is still available outside of office. Please call this county if you have questions.

Boone County

Chris Duncan Boone County RecorderChris Duncan, Boone County Recorder
201 State, Boone IA 50036
Phone: (515) 433-0514 | Fax: (515) 433-4972
Email: chrisd@boonecounty.iowa.gov
www.boonecounty.iowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Only three customers permitted at a time at the counter, only two people will be permitted at a time behind the counter. Abstractors and researchers please call to request an appointment. Masks are required for entry. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Buchanan County

Michelle Mangrich Buchanan County RecorderMichelle Mangrich, Buchanan County Recorder
210 NE 5th Ave, PO Box 298, Independence, IA 50644
Phone: (319) 334-4259 | Fax: (319) 334-7453
Email: mmangrich@co.buchanan.ia.us
www.buchanancountyiowa.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Masks are required for entry and will be available at the door. 

Dropbox located in the parking lot near the entrance door.

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available in parking lot by the building. Please call this county for more information.

Butler County

Janice Jacobs Butler County RecorderJanice Jacobs, Butler County Recorder
428 6th St, PO Box 346, Allison, IA 50602
Phone: (319) 267-2735 | Fax: (319) 267-2675
Email: jjacobs@butlercoiowa.org
www.butlercoiowa.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions

Office hours 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

Masks recommended, but not required

A health screening will be conducted before entrance is permitted. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information. 

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Calhoun County

Kathy Jurries Calhoun County RecorderKathy Jurries, Calhoun County Recorder
416 4th, Ste 3, Rockwell City, IA 50579
Phone: (712) 297-8121 | Fax: (712) 297-5000
Email: kjurries@calhouncounty.iowa.gov
www.calhouncountyiowa.com

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions

Masks are recommended but not required. 

Dropbox located at the south door of the courthouse. Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Cass County

Mary Ward Cass County RecorderMary Ward, Cass County Recorder
5 W 7th, Atlantic IA 50022
Phone: (712) 243-1692 | Fax: (712) 243-6660
Email: mward@casscoia.us
www.atlanticiowa.com

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions

Dropbox located outside the front door. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Cerro Gordo County

AnnMarie Legler, Cerro Gordo County Recorder
220 N Washington, Mason City, IA 50401
Phone: (641) 421-3058 | Fax: (641) 421-3154
Email: alegler@cgcounty.org
www.cgcounty.org

 

Chickasaw County

Shirly Troyna Chickasaw County RecorderShirley Troyna, Chickasaw County Recorder
8 E Prospect St, PO Box 14, Box G, New Hampton, IA 50659
Phone: (641) 394-2336 | Fax: (641) 394-2816
Email: s.troyna@chickasawcoia.org
www.chickasawcoia.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Face masks not required for entry into the office, however, a health screening and mask will be required to enter the vault area to do research. 

Dropbox is located inside the sheriff’s office across the street from the courthouse. Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Clay County

Sheila Weeks Clay County RecorderSheila Weeks, Clay County Recorder
300 W 4th St, Ste 3, Spencer, IA 51301
Phone: (712) 262-1081 | Fax: (712) 264-3983
Email: sweeks@co.clay.ia.us
www.co.clay.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Face masks are recommended but not required. Limiting to one customer at the counter at a time, and using social distancing practices are in place. 

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropboxes available the north and southeast doors. Please call this county for more information.

Clinton County

Scott Judd Clinton County RecorderScott Judd, Clinton County Recorder
1900 N 3rd St, Clinton IA 52732
Phone: (563) 244-0565 | Fax: (563) 242-8412
Email: sjudd@clintoncounty-ia.gov
www.clintoncounty-ia.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public by Appointment Only

Abstractors and attorneys may enter by appointment only. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Dallas County

Chad Airhart Dallas County RecorderChad Airhart, Dallas County Recorder
801 Court St, PO Box 38, Adel IA 50003
Phone: (515) 993-5804 | Fax: (515) 993-5970
Email: chad.airhart@dallascountyiowa.gov
www.dallascountyiowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Open to the Public by Appointment Only (M-F from 8:30 AM to 11:15 AM)

Masks are encouraged but not required. Dropbox is available outside the office door. Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording.

Decatur County

Gale Norman, Decatur County Recorder
207 N Main, Leon, IA 50144
Phone: (641) 446-4322 | Fax: (641) 446-7528
Email: decaturcountyrecorder@hotmail.com
www.decaturcountyiowa.org

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public 

Masks are encouraged but not required. 

Drop box available outside the north entrance to the courthouse. Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Des Moines County

Natalie Steffener​, Des Moines County Recorder
513 N Main St, Burlington, IA 52601
Phone: (319) 753-8231 | Fax: (319) 753-8721
Email: steffenern@dmcounty.com
dmcounty.com 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Face masks are recommended, but not required.

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Dubuque County

John Murphy Dubuque County RecorderJohn Murphy, Dubuque County Recorder
720 Central Ave, Dubuque IA 52001
Phone: (563) 589-4434 | Fax: (563) 589-4484
Email: John.Murphy@dubuquecounty.us
www.dubuquecounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public by Appointment Only

Click here to schedule an appointment online. 

Masks are required for entry.
Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Carroll County

Ashton Wittrock Carroll County RecorderAshten Wittrock, Carroll County Recorder
114 E 6th St, Carroll, IA 51401
Phone: (712) 792-3328 | Fax: (712) 792-9493
Email: awittrock@carrollcountyiowa.org
www.co.carroll.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public Starting July 20th

Wearing face masks highly recommended but not required. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Cedar County

Melissa Bahnsen Ceder County RecorderMelissa Bahnsen, Cedar County Recorder
400 Cedar St, Tipton, IA 52772
Phone: (563) 886-2230 | Fax: (563) 886-2120
Email: mbahnsen@cedarcounty.org
www.cedarcounty.iowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions 

Face masks are not required for entry. 

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Cherokee County

Sam Boothby Cherokee County RecorderSam Boothby, Cherokee County Recorder
520 W Main St, Box G,Cherokee, IA 51012
Phone: (712) 225-6735 | Fax: (712) 225-6754
Email: sboothby@co.cherokee.ia.us
www.cherokeecountyiowa.com

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Clarke County

Peggy Cummings Clarke County RecorderPeggy Cummings, Clarke County Recorder
520 100 S Main, Osceola, IA 50213
Phone: (641) 342-3313 | Fax: (641) 342-3313
Email: pcummings@clarkecountyiowa.org
www.clarkecountyiowa.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Temperature taken before access is granted. Face mask required.
Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Clayton County

Sue Meyer Clayton County RecorderSue Meyer, Clayton County Recorder
11 High St. NE #103, Elkader IA 52043
Phone: (563) 245-2710 | Fax: (563) 245-2454
Email: smeyer@claytoncountyia.gov
www.claytoncountyia.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public With No Restrictions

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Crawford County

Denise Meeves Crawford County RecorderDenise Meeves, Crawford County Recorder
1202 Broadway, Denison, IA 51442
Phone: (712) 263-3643 | Fax: (712) 263-3413
Email: dmeeves@crawfordcounty.org
www.crawfordcounty.iowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions

Dropbox located on east side of Courthouse to the left of the door.

Face masks are recommended, but not required

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available on east side of the courthouse. Please call this county for more information.

Davis County

Megan Clyman Davis County RecorderMegan Clyman, Davis County Recorder
100 Courthouse Sq, Bloomfield, IA 52537
Phone: (641) 664-2321 | Fax: (641) 664-3082
Email: daviscorec@netins.net
www.daviscountyiowa.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to Public

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording.

Delaware County

Daneen Schindler Delaware County RecorderDaneen Schindler, Delaware County Recorder
301 E Main St, Suite 204, Manchester, IA 52057
Phone: (563) 927-4665
Email: dschindler@co.delaware.ia.us
www.co.delaware.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Dickinson County

Ann Ditsworth Dickinson County RecorderAnn Ditsworth, Dickinson County Recorder
1802 Hill Ave, Suite 1500, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
Phone: (712) 336-1495 | Fax: (712} 336-6310
Email: aditsworth@dickinsoncountyiowa.gov
www.dickinsoncountyiowa.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with No Restrictions

Serving customers at the counter. Social distancing encouraged throughout the courthouse. 

Face Masks are not required for entry. 

Customers may complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available at the west entrance to the courthouse or administrative. Please call this county for more information.

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Emmet County

Diann Quastad Emmet County RecorderDiann Quastad Minion, Emmet County Recorder
609 1st Ave N, Estherville, IA 51334
Phone: (712) 362-4115 | Fax: (712) 362-7454
Email: record32@emmetcountyia.com
www.emmetcountyia.com

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

A temperature scan health screening will be conducted before entrance is permitted. Masks and social distancing required. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Floyd County

Amy Assink, Floyd County Recorder
101 S Main, Ste 306, Charles City, IA 50616
Phone: (641) 257-6154 | Fax: (641) 228-6458
Email: aassink@floydcoia.org
www.floydcoia.org

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Genealogy research may be conducted by appointment only.

Masks are recommended, not required. Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Fremont County

Jennifer McAllister, Fremont County Recorder
506 Filmore, Sidney, IA 51652
Phone: (712) 374-2315 | Fax: (712) 374-2826
Email: jmcallister@co.fremont.ia.us
www.co.fremont.ia.us

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Grundy County

Travis Case Grundy County RecorderTravis Case, Grundy County Recorder
706 G Ave, Grundy Center, IA 50638
Phone: (319) 824-3234 | Fax: (319) 824-3017
Email: travis.case@grundycountyiowa.gov
www.grundycounty.org

 

Office Status:

Documents will not be recorded on Monday, October 11th due to a server migration

Office Open to the Public

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Drop box located on south side of courthouse along west side of drive. Please call this county for more information.

Hamilton County

Kim Anderson Hamilton County RecorderKim Anderson, Hamilton County Recorder
2300 Superior St #6, PO Box 126, Webster City, IA 50595
Phone: (515) 832-9535 | Fax: (515) 832-8620
Email: recorder@hamiltoncounty.org
www.hamiltoncounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Customers are permitted to enter and will be asked to please wear a mask upon entering the building. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Hardin County

Lori Kadner, Hardin County Recorder
1215 Edgington Ave, Ste #4, Eldora, IA 50627
Phone: (641) 939-8178 | Fax: (641) 939-8245
Email: lkadner@hardincountyia.gov
www.hardincountyia.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with No Restrictions

Dropbox available outside of office at east entrance of courthouse. Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Henry County

Mindy Fitzgibbon Henry County RecorderMindy Fitzgibbon, Henry County Recorder
100 E Washington, PO Box 106, Mt Pleasant, IA 52641
Phone: (319) 385-0765 | Fax: (319) 385-0770
Email: mfitzgibbon@henrycountyiowa.us
www.henrycountyiowa.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with No Restrictions 

Face masks are not required for entry

Dropbox located on the south side of the courthouse. Customers may complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. 

Humboldt County

Diane Amundson Humboldt County RecorderDiane Amundson, Humboldt County Recorder
203 Main St, PO Box 100, Dakota City, IA 50529
Phone: (515) 332-3693 | Fax: (515) 332-3694
Email: damundson@humboldtcountyia.org
www.humboldtcountyia.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Face masks are recommended, but not required.

A drop box is available in the parking lot by the main entrance. Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Fayette County

Karen Ford Fayette County RecorderKaren Ford, Fayette County Recorder
114 N Vine St, PO Box 226, West Union, IA 52175
Phone: (563) 422-3687 | Fax: (563) 422-3739
Email: kford@co.fayette.ia.us
www.fayettecountyiowa.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Anyone accessing vault will need to answer health screening questions and will be required to wear a mask. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Franklin County

Toni Wilkinson Franklin County RecorderToni Wilkinson, Franklin County Recorder
12 1st Ave NW, PO Box 26, Hampton, IA 50441
Phone: (641) 456-5675 | Fax: (641) 456-6009
Email: twilkinson@co.franklin.ia.us
www.co.franklin.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with No Restrictions

Mask required for entry. One customer is allowed in an office at a time. One researcher allowed into the back office at a time. 

Customers may complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Greene County

Deb McDonald, Greene County Recorder
114 N Chestnut, Jefferson, IA 50129
Phone: (515) 386-5670
Email: debmcdonald@greenecounty.iowa.gov
www.greenecounty.iowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Office open to the Public

Guthrie County

Tristen Richard, Guthrie County Recorder
200 N 5th St, Guthrie Center, IA 50115
Phone: (641) 747-3412
Email: recorder@guthriecounty.gov
guthriecounty.gov/

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public 

Window is open to the public with no restrictions. Records room available by appointment only.

Face Masks are required for entry. 

Dropbox available at the east courthouse entrance to receive documents for recording or to make other request for services. 
Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Hancock County

Tracy Marshall Hancock County RecorderTracy Marshall, Hancock County Recorder
855 State St, Garner, IA 50438
Phone: (641) 923-2464 | Fax: (641) 923-3912
Email: tracy.marshall@hancockcountyia.org
www.hancockcountyia.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Masks are recommended but not required for entry. 

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Harrison County

Lorie Thompson Harrison County RecorderLorie Thompson, Harrison County Recorder
111 N 2nd Ave, Logan, IA 51546
Phone: (712) 644-2545 | Fax: (712) 644-3157
Email: lthomp@harrisoncountyia.org
www.harrisoncountyia.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions

Limit number of customers in office and vault area to follow social distancing guidelines. Facemasks Required.

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available at west entrance of the courthouse. Customers are advised to call the recorder’s office when using the dropbox. Please call this county for more information.

Howard County

Roxann Vokaty, Howard County Recorder
137 North Elm, Cresco, IA 52136
Phone: (563) 547-9210 |
Email: rvokaty@howardcounty.iowa.gov
www.howardcounty.iowa.gov

Office Status:

Open without appointment at office window only. Admittance into the office is case-by-case as needed.

Customers may complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available In front of the Law Enforcement Center. Please call this county for more information.

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Ida County

Julie Phillips Ida County RecorderJulie Phillips, Ida County Recorder
401 Moorehead St, Ida Grove, IA 51445
Phone: (712) 364-2220 | Fax: (712) 364-3929
Email: jphillips@idacountyia.us
www.idacounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Masks available and recommended. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Jackson County

Arlene Schauf Jackson County RecorderArlene Schauf, Jackson County Recorder
201 W Platt St, Maquoketa, IA 52060
Phone: (563) 652-2504 | Fax: (563) 652-6460
Email: aschauf@co.jackson.ia.us
www.co.jackson.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Courthouse doors open from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Dropbox located near the east entrance of courthouse.

Face masks required for entry. 

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside east entrance of courthouse. Please call this county for more information.

Jefferson County


Kelly Spees Jefferson County RecorderKelly Spees, Jefferson County Recorder

51 W Briggs Ave, Ste 4, Fairfield, IA 52556
Phone: (641) 472-4331 | Fax: (641) 472-5094
Email: recorder@jeffersoncountyia.com
www.jeffersoncountyiowa.com

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with Restrictions

Only three customers at a time will be permitted to enter. Personal protective equipment is encouraged for customers upon entering the building.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Jones County

Sheri Jones Jones County RecorderSheri Jones, Jones County Recorder
500 W Main St, Rm 116, Anamosa, IA 52205
Phone: (319) 462-2477
Email: recorder@jonescountyiowa.gov
www.jonescountyiowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available next to the garage in the north parking lot. Please call this county for more information.

Kossuth County

Karen Benschoter, Kossuth County Recorder
114 W State, Algona IA 50511
Phone: (515) 295-5660 | Fax: (515) 295-3071
Email: recorder@kossuthcounty.iowa.gov
www.co.kossuth.ia.us

 

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Masks are not required, but will be available for those that want one. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Linn County

Joan McCalmant Linn County RecorderJoan McCalmant, Linn County Recorder
935 2nd St SW, PO Box 1406, Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
Phone: (319) 892-5420 | Fax: (319) 892-5459
Email: recorder@linncounty.org
www.linncounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Closed to the Public

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information. 

Lucas County

Laurie Hunter Lucas County RecorderLaurie Hunter, Lucas County Recorder
916 Braden, Chariton, IA 50049
Phone: (641) 774-2413 | Fax: (641) 774-1619
Email: hunterl@lucasco.org

 

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Masks are encouraged, not required. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Iowa County

Sherry Pope Iowa County RecorderSherry Pope, Iowa County Recorder
901 Court Ave, Marengo, IA 52301
Phone: (319) 642-3622 | Fax: (319) 642-5562
Email: recorder48@co.iowa.ia.us
www.co.iowa.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Jasper County

Denise Allan Jasper County RecorderDenise Allan, Jasper County Recorder
101 1st St N, Rm 205, Newton, IA 50208
Phone: (641) 792-5442 | Fax: (641) 791-3680
Email: recorder@jasperia.org
www.co.jasper.ia.us

 

Office Status: 

Office Open to the Public With No Restrictions

Johnson County

Kim Painter Johnson County RecorderKim Painter, Johnson County Recorder
913 S Dubuque St, Ste 202, Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: (319) 356-6093 | Fax: (319) 339-6181
Email:kpainter@johnsoncountyiowa.gov
www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Masks are required upon entry. Customers are encouraged to self evaluate health prior to entry.

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Keokuk County

Dawn Goldman Keokuk County RecorderDawn Goldman, Keokuk County Recorder
101 S Main St, Sigourney, IA 52591
Phone: (641) 622-2540 | Fax: (641) 622-3789
Email: recorder@keokukcountyia.com
www.keokukcountyia.com

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available at north side of the courthouse. Please call this county for more information.

Lee County

Nancy Booten Lee County RecorderNancy Booten, Lee County Recorder
933 Avenue H, PO Box 190, Fort Madison, IA 52627
Phone: (319) 376-1070 | Fax: (319) 372-7033
Email: nbooten@leecounty.org
www.leecounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Researchers, surveyors and general public wishing to view records should call first as space is limited in vault areas.

Masks are required and will be provided as needed. A health screening will be conducted upon entry, including a short questionnaire and temperature screening. 

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropboxes available to receive documents for recording or to make other requests for service. Fort Madison dropbox is located in the alley behind the county office building at 933 Avenue H. The Keokuk dropbox is located on the Blondeau side of the courthouse next to the ballot box. Dropbox items are only picked up in Keokuk on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please call this county for more information.

Louisa County

Tammy Hayes Louisa County RecorderTammy Hayes, Louisa County Recorder
117 S Main St, PO Box 264, Wapello, IA 52653
Phone: (319) 523-5361 | Fax: (319) 523-3713
Email: thayes@louisaco-ia.org
www.louisaco-ia.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

If you have a fever, cough or other respiratory illness please DO NOT ENTER the Courthouse. Call the office you are needing services from to see if your needs can be met in other ways. We strongly suggest calling before you come in to make sure you have all the documentation necessary once you reach the office you intend to do business with. Wearing a mask is suggested but not required.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Lyon County

Amie Griesse, LyonCounty Recorder
206 S 2nd Ave, Rock Rapids, IA 51246
Phone: (712) 472-2381 | Fax: (712) 472-8523
Email: agriesse@co.lyon.ia.us
www.lyoncountyiowa.com

 

Office Status:

Open Open to the Public

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

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Madison County

Lisa Smith Madison County RecorderLisa Smith, Madison County Recorder
201 W Court, Winterset, IA 50273
Phone: (515) 462-3771 | Fax: (515) 462-5006
Email: lsmith@madisoncounty.iowa.gov
www.madisoncoia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to Public with No Restrictions 

Masks are not required for entry. Dropbox located outside the north annex doors. Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Marion County

Karen Schwanebeck Marion County RecorderKaren Schwanebeck, Marion County Recorder
214 E Main, Knoxville, IA 50138
Phone: (641) 828-2211 | Fax: (641) 828-3538
Email: kschwanebeck@co.marion.ia.us
www.co.marion.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Mills County

LuAnne Christiansen Mills County RecorderLuAnne Christiansen, Mills County Recorder
418 Sharp St, Glenwood, IA 51534
Phone: (712) 527-9315 | Fax: (712) 527-1507
Email: lchristiansen@millscountyiowa.gov
www.millscoia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Masks are required for entry.

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox located on south side of courthouse. Please call this county for more information.

Monona County

Kelly Seward Monona County RecorderKelly Seward, Monona County Recorder
610 Iowa Ave, Onawa, IA 51040
Phone: (712) 433-2575 | Fax: (712) 433-3034
Email: mocorec@mononacounty.org
www.mononacounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions 

Face masks are recommended, but not required. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Montgomery County

Carleen Bruning Montgomery County RecorderCarleen Bruning, Montgomery County Recorder
105 E Coolbaugh St, Red Oak, IA 51566
Phone: (712) 623-4363 | Fax: (712) 623-8915
Email:cbruning@montgomerycoia.gov
www.montgomerycountyia.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public 

Masks are encouraged, not required.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

O'Brien County

Susan Smith O'Brien County RecorderSusan Smith, O’Brien County Recorder
155 S Hayes Ave, PO Box 340, Primghar, IA 51245
Phone: (712) 957-3045 | Fax: (712) 957-3046
Email: ssmith@obriencounty.iowa.gov
www.obriencounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions 

Masks are required for entry.

Dropbox located on east side of Courthouse building underneath the American Flag.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Mahaska County

Diane Upton Crookham, Mahaska County Recorder
106 S 1st St, Oskaloosa, IA 52577
Phone: (641) 673-8187 | Fax: (641) 673-8979
Email: recorder@mahaskacounty.org
www.mahaskacounty.org

Office Status:

Office Open to Public with No Restrictions

Face masks are not required for entry. 

Customers may complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Marshall County

Nan Benson, Marshall County Recorder
1 East Main, Marshalltown, IA 50158
Phone: (641) 754-6323 | Fax: (641) 754-6321
Email: nbenson@marshallcountyia.gov
www.co.marshall.ia.us

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions

No public restrooms are available at this time. 

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Mitchell County

Pat Skuster Mitchell County RecorderPat Skuster, Mitchell County Recorder
212 S 5th St, Osage, IA 50461
Phone: (641) 832-3941 | Fax: (641)  732-5218
Email: pskuster@mitchellcoia.us
www.mitchellcoia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Masks are recommended but not required.

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Monroe County

Tracy Casady, Monroe County Recorder
10 Benton Ave E, Albia, IA 52531
Phone: (641) 932-5164 | Fax: (641) 932-5905
Email: tcasady@monroecoia.us
www.monroecoia.us

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Mask and gloves required in vault.

Dropbox available at west entrance to the courthouse. Customers may complete transactions by mail or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Muscatine County

Sarah Hearst Muscatine County RecorderSarah Hearst, Muscatine County Recorder
414 E 3rd St, Ste 103, Muscatine, IA 52761
Phone: (563) 263-7741 | Fax: (563) 263-7248
Email: sarah.hearst@muscatinecountyiowa.gov
www.co.muscatine.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Office Open to Public

Masks are recommended, but not required.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording.  Please call this county for more information.

Osceola County

Deb Van Beest, Osceola County Recorder
300 7th St, Sibley, IA 51249
Phone: (712) 754-3345 | Fax: (866) 085-0668
Email: davanbeest@osceolacoia.org
www.osceolacountyia.com

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

A health screening will be conducted before entrance is permitted.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

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Page County

Brenda Esaias, Page County Recorder
112 E Main, Clarinda, IA 51632
Phone: (712) 542-3130 | Fax: (712) 542-3636
Email: besaias@co.page.ia.us
www.co.page.ia.us

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Passport services available by appointment only. Health screening required prior to entry.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Plymouth County

Jolynn Goodchild Plymouth County RecorderJolynn Goodchild, Plymouth County Recorder
215 4th Ave SE, LeMars, IA 51031
Phone: (712) 546-4020 | Fax: (712) 546-7304
Email: jgoodchild@co.plymouth.ia.us
www.co.plymouth.ia.us

 

Office Status:

Closing at 3 PM on Friday, October 8th

Office Open to the Public with No Restrictions

Dropbox is located in the lower level north entrance of the courthouse and is available only during business hours 8AM to 5PM Monday – Friday.

Mask are encouraged, not required. No more than two customers at a time will be permitted at the counter.

Transactions may be completed by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Polk County

Julie Haggerty Polk County RecorderJulie Haggerty, Polk County Recorder
111 Court Ave, Ste 250, Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: (515) 286-3160 | Fax: (515) 323-5393
Email: julie.haggerty@polkcountyiowa.gov
www.polkcountyiowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public by Appointment Only

Dropbox available during normal business hours inside the lobby. Masks are required to enter. A health screening will be conducted before entry.

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Poweshiek County

Dianna Longhenry, Poweshiek County Recorder
302 East Main Street, PO Box 656, Montezuma, IA 50171
Phone: (641) 623-5434
Email: Recorder1@poweshiekcouny.org
www.poweshiekcounty.org

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with Restrictions

Customers are permitted to enter one-at-time and will be permitted to enter the vault one-at-a-time.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Sac County

Laura McKeever Sac County RecorderLaura McKeever, Sac County Recorder
100 N West State St, Sac City, IA 50583
Phone: (712) 662-7789
Email: recorder@saccounty.org
www.saccounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Health screening required for entry. Masks are encouraged, not required.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Shelby County

Geralyn Greer Shelby County RecorderGeralyn Greer, Shelby County Recorder
612 Court St, Room 201, Harlan, IA 51537
Phone: (712) 755-5640 | Fax: (712) 755-7556
Email: ggreer@shco.org
www.shco.org

 

Office Status:

Open to the Public with no Restrictions

Dropbox available at the south side of the building. Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Story County

Stacie Herridge Story County RecorderStacie Herridge, Story County Recorder
900 6th St, PO Box 55, Nevada, IA 50201
Phone: (515)382-7231 | Fax: (515) 382-7239
Email: sherridge@storycountyiowa.gov
www.storycountyiowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Masks are required to enter.

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Palo Alto County

Sue Ruppert, Palo Alto County Recorder
1010 Broadway St. #1, PO Box 248, Emmetsburg, IA 50536
Phone: (712) 852-3701 | Fax: (712) 852-3704
Email: sruppert@co.palo-alto.ia.us
www.paloaltocountyiowa.com

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Dropbox available at the east corner of the courthouse. Customers may complete transactions by mail or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Pocahontas County

Mike Bollard, Pocahontas County Recorder
99 Court Sq., Ste 5, Pocahontas, IA 50574
Phone: (712) 335-4404 | Fax: (712) 335-4502
Email: mbollard@pocahontascoia.us
www.pocahontas-county.com

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public by Appointment Only

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Pottawattamie County

Mark Brandenberg Pottawatamie County RecorderMark Brandenburg, Pottawattamie County Recorder
227 S 6th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Phone: (712) 328-5612 | Fax: (712) 328-4738
Email: mark.brandenburg@pottcounty-ia.gov
www.pottcounty-ia.gov

 

Office Status:

Office Closed to the Public

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Ringgold County

Kisha Martin Ringgold County RecorderKisha Martin, Ringgold County Recorder
109 W Madison St, Ste 204, Mount Ayr, IA 50854
Phone: (641) 464-3231 | Fax: (641) 464-0654
Email: kmartin@ringgoldcounty.us

 

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Scott County

Rita Vargas Scott County RecorderRita Vargas, Scott County Recorder
600 W 4th St, Davenport, IA 52801
Phone: 563-326-8621 | Fax: 563-328-3225
Email: rvargas@scottcountyiowa.com
www.scottcountyiowa.com

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

A health screening is required upon entry. Masks are encouraged but not required.

Dropbox available outside of the administration building. Customers may complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Sioux County

Jessica Kooiker Sioux County RecorderJessica Kooiker, Sioux County Recorder 
210 Central Ave. S, PO Box 48, Orange City, IA 51041
Phone: (712) 737-2229 | Fax: (712) 737-3032
Email: jessicak@siouxcounty.org
www.siouxcounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with No Restrictions
8 AM-4PM

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available on west side of courthouse. Please call this county for more information.

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Tama County

Deb Kupka Tama County RecorderDeb Kupka, Tama County Recorder
104 W State St, PO Box 82, Toledo, IA 52342
Phone: (641) 484-3320
Email: dkupka@tamacounty.org
www.tamacounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Face masks are required for entry into the building. Mask will be provided if you don’t have one available. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office, to the left of the main doors. Please call this county for more information.

Union County

Katie Carlton Union County RecorderKatie Carlton, Union County Recorder
300 N Pine, Ste 5, Creston, IA 50801
Phone: (641) 782-1725 | Fax: (641) 782-1759
Email: kcarlton@unioncountyiowa.org
www.unioncountyiowa.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Only two researchers permitted at a time inside the office. Office door closed to public, must be given access by staff. Masks are required and will be provided.

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Wapello County

Lisa Kent Wapalle County RecorderLisa Kent, Wapello County Recorder
101 W 4th St, Ottumwa, IA 52501
Phone: (641) 683-0046 | Fax: (641) 683-0001
Email: lkent@wapellocounty.org
www.wapellocounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with No Restrictions

Dropbox located on railing on the front steps of courthouse. Customers may complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Washington County

Jo Greiner Washington County RecorderJo Greiner, Washington County Recorder
224 W Main St., PO Box 889, Washington, IA 52353
Phone: (319) 653-7727 | Fax: (319) 653-7788
Email: jgreiner@co.washington.ia.us
www.co.washington.ia.us

 

Office Status: 

Office Open to the Public

Masks are recommended, but not required. Only two customers allowed in the office and one in the vault at a time. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Webster County

Lindsay Laufersweiler Webster County RecorderLindsay Laufersweiler, Webster County Recorder
703 Central Ave, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 576-2401 | Fax: (515) 574-3723
Email: llaufersweiler@webstercountyia.org
www.webstercountyia.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with Restrictions

Only two customers at a time allowed at counter or in vault. Public searching to be conducted at a terminal outside vault.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available in the alley between the courthouse and the messenger building. Please call this county for more information.

Winneshiek County

Jayne Schultz Winnesheik County RecorderJayne Schultz, Winneshiek County Recorder
201 W Main St, Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: (563) 382-3486 | Fax: (563) 382-5437
Email: jschultz@co.winneshiek.ia.us
www.winneshiekcounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Only 2-3 people allowed in the office at one time. Passport services will resume on July 7th. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Worth County

Teresa Olson Worth County RecorderTeresa Olson, Worth County Recorder
1000 Central Ave, Northwood IA 50459
Phone: (641) 324-2734 | (641) 324-3682
Email: teresa.olson@worthcounty.org
www.worthcounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public with no Restrictions

Masks are only required in the Clerk of Court of Court rooms if you have not had your COVID vaccination. 

Two drop boxes are available for customers. One is located at the south door of the courthouse in entryway on west wall, and the other is located at the north door by the sheriff’s door inside the hallway on north wall.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information

Taylor County

Rick Sheley, Taylor County Recorder 
405 Jefferson St, Bedford, IA 50833
Phone: (712) 523-2275 | Fax: (712) 523-2895
Email: recorder@taylorcountyiowa.org
www.taylorcounty.org

Office Status:

Office Closed to the Public

Appointments available on a case-by-case basis.

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Van Buren County

Ann Skaggs Van Buren County RecorderAnn Skaggs, Van Buren County Recorder
406 Dodge St, PO Box 475, Keosauqua, IA 52565
Phone: (319) 293-3240 | Fax: (319) 293-6327
Email: askaggs@vbcoia.org
www.vanburencoia.com

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information.

Warren County

Polly Glascock Warren County RecorderPolly Wright, Warren County Recorder 
301 N Buxton, Ste 109, Indianola, IA 50125
Phone: (515) 961-1089 | Fax: (515) 961-1079
Email: pollyw@warrencountyia.org
www.warrencountyia.org

 

Office Status:

Office Closed to the Public Until Monday, December, 28

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available outside of office. Please call this county for more information

Wayne County

Angie Horton, Wayne County Recorder
100 N Lafayette St. #202, PO Box 435, Corydon, IA 50060
Phone: (641) 872-1676 | (641) 872-2843
Email: ahorton@waynecountyia.org
www.waynecountyia.com


Office Status:
Office Open to the Public with No Restrictions

Face masks are not required for entry.

Customers may complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Dropbox available in the west foyer entrance and outside the building on the south side. Please call this county for more information.

Winnebago County

Kris Colby Winnebago County RecorderKris Colby, Winnebago County Recorder
126 S Clark, Forest City, IA 50436
Phone: (641) 585-2094 | Fax: (641) 585-1094
Email: Kris.Colby@winnebagocountyiowa.gov
www.winnebagocountyiowa.gov  

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Customers may complete transactions via electronic recording, phone, fax and email. Please reach out to this county for more information.

Woodbury County

Patrick F. Gill Woodbury County RecorderPatrick F. Gill, Woodbury County Recorder
620 Douglas St, Room 106, Sioux City, IA 51101
Phone: (712) 279-6528 | Fax: (712) 233-8946
Email: pgill@woodburycountyiowa.gov
www.woodburycountyiowa.gov

 

Office Status:

Open to the Public

Face masks are recommended, but not required. Only three people/groups at the counter at a time. 

Customers may complete transactions via mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information.

Wright County

Denise Baker Wright County Recorder

 Denise Baker, Wright County Recorder
 115 N Main, PO Box 187, Clarion, IA 50525
Phone: (515) 532-3204 | Fax: (515) 532-2669
Email: dbaker@co.wright.ia.us
 www.wrightcounty.org

 

Office Status:

Office Open to the Public

Face masks are required for entry. Limiting number of customers in office at one time. 

Customers are encouraged to complete transactions by mail, phone or electronic recording. Please call this county for more information

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