The Research Department is responsible for assisting the general public in researching the property records that are kept on file in the Clerk's office. A knowledgeable staff of employees is available. All property transactions, mineral leases, separation and divorce judgments, chattel records, UCC filings, subdivision maps and any other recordings are accessible through a written index and on computer, dating back to 1843. The Research Department uses some of the latest technology available from the moment of recordation - either in original form, microfilm, and electronic imaging. Real estate agents, surveyors, appraisers, abstractors, and attorneys are encouraged to come in and use these facilities and the employees assistance. The Research Department prides itself on fast, friendly, and efficient service to any and all who may find need to visit this office. Request for copies from the Copy Department may be received via facsimile if you have an account.
The Records Department is responsible for assisting the general public in researching and retrieving records that are kept on file for all civil, probate, mortgage and conveyance records, marriage, and military records.
Click here for a Copy Department fee schedule. For further information about the Research or Records Department, you can call (318) 965-2336.