The Madison County Recorder’s 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.
Federal and State Tax Liens
Plats & Surveys
Section Corner Certificates
Military Service Records
28E & Drainage Agreements
Bills of Sale
Articles of Incorporation
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.