Jasper County Recorder

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The Office of the County Recorder was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839. Your County Recorder continues to maintain official records of documents affecting real estate in order to protect innocent third parties in real estate transactions.

The County Recorder's office is at the hub of the courthouse function to serve you. A significant portion of duties performed by other county officials is dependent on the work performed by your County Recorder.

Iowa's County Recorders are proud of their tradition and looking forward to the future.

Recording fees collected for the county provide a form of property tax relief.

Recorders/Registrars process valuable information concerning...

Lands and Records Management

Your recorder/registrar is responsible for recording your:

Vital Records

Your recorder/registrar:

Licenses - Registrations – Applications

Your recorder/registrar is responsible for selling or issuing:

Other Responsibilities

Your recorder/registrar also:

  • Collects real estate transfer tax on conveyances of property, a portion of which is retained in your county’s general fund.
  • Performs federal and state tax lien searches and research of current records for the public.
  • Collects and reports auditor’s fee on transfer of property.
  • Certifies recorder’s records.
  • Makes records available for genealogy research.
  • Files detailed reports monthly and annually to the county and to state agencies.
  • Offers most state road maps.
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*Disclaimer: The information, forms and documents that are posted to the Jasper County Recorder’s website are valid at the time of publication. The Jasper County Recorder reserves the right to make changes to information contained here at any time without any notice, and assumes no liability for damages incurred as a result of errors, omissions, or discrepancies.