The Recorder records or retains on file, documents such as deeds, mortgages,
contracts, condemnations, easements, federal and state tax liens, surveys, trade
names, UCC filings, Article of Incorporations and military service records.
Page County, Iowa - Recorder
|The Office of the Iowa County Recorder was
created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839.
Since the creation of the County Recorder's office, numerous additional
responsibilities have been added over the years.
The County Recorder is responsible for land and records management, maintaining
and recording a wide variety of official documents affecting real estate and
numerous other valuable miscellaneous documents. The office collects real estate
transfer tax for the Iowa Department of Revenue and collects and reports the
County Auditor's fee on transfer of property.
The Recorder's office serves as a licensing agent for the Iowa Department of
Natural Resources by issuing fishing and hunting licenses, and registering and
titling boats, snowmobiles and ATV's.
As of July, 1997 the Recorder's office is the County Registrar of Vital Records
and has the responsibility of issuing Marriage Licenses, registering Birth,
Death and Marriage Certificates and issuing certified copies of Vital Records.
The Page County Recorder's office is a Passport Acceptance Agent assisting U.S.
citizens with obtaining a U.S. Passport.
The Recorder's duties are defined by state statutes and established by state
agencies through administrative actions. The County Recorder works with the Iowa
Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Department of Revenue, Iowa Department of
Public Health and the U.S. Department of State Federal Passport Agency. Detailed
reports are filed monthly and annually to the county and to the state agencies.
Click on the links below for more specific information about the Recorders
Service Records Information
Real Estate Information
Land Records and
Iowa Land Records
Information and Fees
Real Estate Transfer Tax Calculator
License Registration Information
Vital Records Information
Birth, Death and Marriage
Information and Application
112 E Main
Clarinda, IA 51632
Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Connie Rogers - Deputy
Jodi Mothershead - Clerk
used in the Recorders office
Iowa Land Records
Other Related Links:
Iowa Secretary of State
U.S. Passport Agency
State of Iowa Government