The Henry County Recorder provides information on Genealogy, Military Service Records, Land Records, Fishing and Hunting licenses, Boat, ATV, Snowmobile Registration, and Vital Records.


  Henry County, Iowa - Recorder

The Office of the Iowa County Recorder was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839. Since the creation of the County Recorder's office, numerous additional responsibilities have been added over the years.

The County Recorder is responsible for land and records management, maintaining and recording a wide variety of official documents affecting real estate and numerous other valuable miscellaneous documents. The office collects real estate transfer tax for the Iowa Department of Revenue and collects and reports the County Auditor's fee on transfer of property.

The Recorder's office serves as a licensing agent for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources by issuing fishing and hunting licenses, and registering and titling boats, snowmobiles and ATV's.

As of July, 1997 the Recorder's office is the County Registrar of Vital Records and has the responsibility of issuing Marriage Licenses, registering Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates and issuing certified copies of Vital Records.

The Recorder's duties are defined by state statutes and established by state agencies through administrative actions. The County Recorder works with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Department of Revenue, and the Iowa Department of Public Health. Detailed reports are filed monthly and annually to the county and to the state agencies.

Click on the links below for more specific information about the Recorders services.


Genealogy Information

Military Service Records Information

Real Estate Information
  Land Records and Iowa Land Record Website
  Recording Information & Fees
  Document Formatting Standards
  Iowa Real Estate Transfer Tax Calculator

License Registration Information
  Fishing and Hunting
  Boat
  ATV and Snowmobiles

Vital Records Information
  Marriage Application
  Birth, Death and Marriage

Shirley Wandling

Henry County Recorder:
Shirley Wandling
(319) 385-0765


Address of
Recorder's office:
County Court House
100 E. Washington St.
Suite 201
P.O. Box 106
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641

Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Monday - Friday

Phone Number:
(319) 385-0765

FAX Number:
(319) 385-0770

Employees in
Recorder's Office:
Marla Willey, Deputy
Phone: (319) 385-0767

Sandy Suter, Clerk



Recorder Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Recorders office


Recorder Links:
Iowa Land Records - Henry County Land Records Online

Iowa Department of Health - Birth, Death, & Marriage Certificates

Iowa Department of Natural Resources



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