Recorder


Contact Information


Sheila Weeks
Clay County Recorder

 

Mail

Clay County Recorder

300 West 4th Street

Suite #3

Spencer, Iowa 51301

 

Phone

712-262-1081 

 

Fax

712-264-3983 

 

Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 4:30pm

 

Staff

Ann Spooner
Deputy Recorder

 

Jami Grady
Clerk

Duties of the County Recorder


The office of County Recorder was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839 and is responsible for recording and maintaining official records affecting title to real estate including, but not limited to, deeds, contracts, mortgages, assignments, releases, federal and state tax liens, affidavits, plats and surveys, section corner certificates, easements, condemnations, trade names, leases, 28E and drainage agreements, bills of sale, articles of incorporation, financing statements, and numerous other documents.

Additional Duties
Military Records
Passport Services
Real Estate
Recorder's DNR Services
Vital Records

Documents & Forms


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