Decatur County Recorder Of Deeds

Find Decatur County Iowa recorder of deeds, registry, register, and registrar of deeds. Recorders of deeds provide information on deed & title searches, tax liens, land ownership deeds, quit claim deeds, and copies of public home and real estate deeds.


Decatur County Recorder of Deeds 207 North Main Street Leon IA 50144 641-446-4322


About the Decatur County Recorder of Deeds

Recorders of Deeds in Decatur County, IA are responsible for recording, indexing and storing public records. The Decatur County Registry of Deeds maintains land and property records which are necessary for real estate transactions.

Interested parties may contact the Deeds Registry for questions about:
  • Decatur County land records
  • Deed and title searches
  • Looking up Decatur County liens
  • Real estate transfers and property ownership records
  • Military discharge records
Decatur County Property Records

The Decatur County Recorder of Deeds keep land and property records including property deeds and easements, rights of way documentation, liens, mortgage records, and titles. Decatur County real estate ownership and property records are maintained according to Decatur County and Iowa state law. The Decatur County Recorder provides public records upon request and helps to resolve conflicts of ownership.

Real Estate Records

Registry of Deeds record, document, index and certify real estate records, collect and distribute property transfer tax fees.

Decatur County Title & Lien Searches

Decatur County Recorders of Deeds provide title records available for search for property in Decatur County. Title searches provide and verify property ownership, chain of ownership in addition to any history of current of previous liens or claims held on the property. The Decatur County Recorder's Office digitizes new records to aid in the ease of property searches and provides availability to historical records which may be recorded in books and microfilm.

Decatur County Military Discharge Records

Recorders of Deeds in Decatur County are tasked with maintaining military discharge records, which although not available to the public, are available to individual veterans who are named in the records, family members and authorized agents of the veteran.

Government Records

Decatur County Recorders of Deeds record, index and maintain a variety of other governmental records including power of attorney documents, non-profit charters, and notary public commissions.