Official Website for Harrison County, Iowa

About the Recorder

Recorder


Contact Information


Lorie Thompson

Recorder

Email

lthomp@harrisoncountyia.org

 

Mail

Second Floor Courthouse
111 N 2nd Ave.
Logan, IA 51546

 

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

Phone

 (712) 644-2545 

 

Staff

Rene' Hiller

Deputy Recorder

 

Felicia Geith

Clerk

 

Margie Heffernan

Clerk

 

 

About the Recorder


The Office of the County Recorder was created by the First Legislative Assembly

of the Territory of Iowa in 1839. The County Recorder continues to maintain official records of documents affecting real estate in order to protect innocent third parties in real estate transactions. The County Recorder’s office is at the hub of the courthouse function to serve you. The County Recorder’s Office also has many duties and services it provides to the public.

Lands & Records Management
Vital Records
Military Records
License, Registrations & Applications
Other Responsibilities

The Harrison County Iowa  recorder/registrar also:

Collects real estate transfer tax on conveyances of property, a portion of which is retained Harrison County’s general fund. Performs federal and state tax liens searches & 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 & annually to Harrison County & to state agencies.