County Recorder:

Tristen Richard

Department Staff:
Julie Tallman

Phone: (641) 747-3412
Fax: (641) 747-3081

Guthrie County Courthouse
200 North 5th Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115

Hrs: 8:00 - 4:30 (M-F)

Guthrie County Main > Recorder > Additional Responsibilities

Additional Responsibilities
Your recorder/registrar also:

  • Collects real estate transfer tax on conveyances of property, a portion of which is retained Guthrie County's general fund.

  • Performs federal and state tax liens searches and research of current records for the public.

  • Collects and reports auditor's fee on transfer of property.

  • Certifies recorder's records.

  • Makes records available for genealogy research.

  • Files detailed reports monthly and annually to Guthrie County and to state agencies.

Relevant Links
Iowa State Historical Society
Iowa Genealogical Society

Iowa GenWeb Project


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