The Clay County, Iowa Recorders office maintains and records official records of documents affecting title to property and miscellaneous documents dating back to 1838.


  Clay County, Iowa - Recorder Information
  Land Records and Records Management

Land Records and Records Management

The Clay County Recorderís office maintains and records official records of documents affecting title to property and miscellaneous documents. These records date back to 1838.

Most recorded documents are public record and can be viewed in-office.
Deeds
Contracts
Mortgages
Assignments, Releases
Federal and State Tax Liens
Affidavits
Plats & Surveys
Section Corner Certificates
Military Service Records
Easements
Condemnations
Trade Names
Leases
28E & Drainage Agreements
Bills of Sale
Articles of Incorporation
Financing Statements
Other Numerous Documents

The Iowa County Association of Recorders has a statewide website, titled Iowa County Land Record Information System or CLRIS. This website has indexing and images of recorded documents available for viewing. The website is found at http://iowalandrecords.org. Businesses and individuals need to register as a public user before using the website.

The statewide Iowa County Land Record Information System (CLRIS) has the capability of accepting e-submission filings. These real estate documents are submitted over the Internet for official recording in a county in Iowa. Attorneys, real estate agents, closing agents and other authorized parties can submit documents to a website for recording. Go to http://iowalandrecords.org/portal for more information.


Click on the links below for more specific information about the other Recorders services.

Recorders Home Page

Genealogy Information

Military Service Records Information

Real Estate Information
  Recording Information and Fees
  Document Formatting Standards
  Iowa Real Estate Transfer Tax Calculator

License Registration Information
  Fishing and Hunting
  Boat
  ATV, ORV and Snowmobile

Vital Records Information
  Marriage Application
  Birth, Death and Marriage

Passports Information
  Passport Information and Application




Address of
Recorder's office:

Clay County
Administration Building
300 W 4th St Suite 3
Spencer IA 51301

Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
Monday - Friday

Phone Number:
(712) 262-1081

FAX Number:
(712) 264-3983

Office holder name:
Shirley Goyette
Term: Four Years Bond $10,000
Term Expires 12/31/2014

Employees in
Recorder's Office:
Deputy
Ann Spooner

Clerk
Sheila Weeks

Recorder's Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Recorder's office


Recorder's Links:
Iowa Land Records

Iowa Real Estate
Transfer Tax Calculator


Other Related Links:
Iowa DNR

Iowa Secretary of State

U.S. Passport Agency

State of Iowa Government

Iowa Legislature
General Assembly


Iowa Department of
Public Health


Genealogy Websites:
Iowa GenWeb

Roots Web

US GenWeb
 
             

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