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Who We Are

Janelle Horne The office of the County Recorder-Clerk combines the dual responsibilities of administering official services and providing access to business filings, records and real property documents. The office ensures that a vital link to the past is maintained for future generations by indexing and archiving documents of historical, commercial and legal significance to provide public access to unblemished and accurate records within the County. The County Recorder-Clerk processes documents related to birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, certified copies of vital statistics, document filings and recordings of real property; and conducts civil wedding ceremonies.

The County Recorder-Clerk is responsible for examination and recording of documents presented to the office that deal with establishing ownership of land in the County or as required by law. The Recorder also collects Documentary Transfer Tax on property sales. Official Records are recorded, scanned, indexed and stored. The public may search, view and for a fee purchase a copy of these records.

What We Offer

The County Recorder-Clerk is the officer charged with keeping and preserving complete and accurate records relating to real and personal property, vital statistics and other legal and administrative documents. The law requires that the Recorder's records be open to the public and that certified copies be provided upon request. The County Recorder-Clerk strives to provide efficient and cost-effective service to customers while maintaining the highest degree of public trust.