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
Service Records Information
Real Estate Information
Land Records and
Iowa Land Record Website
Information & Fees
Real Estate Transfer Tax Calculator
License Registration Information
Vital Records Information
Birth, Death and Marriage
County Court House
100 E. Washington St.
P.O. Box 106
Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641
Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Monday - Friday
Phone: (319) 385-0767
used in the Recorders office
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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