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Official Website for Madison County, Iowa

Madison County, Iowa - Land Records and Records Management


Duties & Responsiblities

LAND RECORDS & RECORDS MANAGEMENT


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.

 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.