Fayette County Recorder
Karen Ford, Recorder
Kristie Reierson, Deputy
Carol Ann Langreck, Clerk

Fayette County Recorder
114 North Vine Street
P.O. Box 226
West Union, IA  52175

Phone:  (563) 422-3687
Fax:  (563) 422-3739

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-4:00
Holiday Closings

The Recorder's Office is
located on the second floor
of the Courthouse.
Welcome to the Fayette County Recorder/Registrar Office Home Page!  It is our goal to provide accurate information for the public
regarding real estate, conservation, and vital records.  

The office of County Recorder was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839 and is responsible for
recording and maintaining official records affecting title to real estate including, but not limited to, deeds, contracts, mortgages,
assignments, releases, federal and state tax liens, affidavits, plats and surveys, section corner certificates, easements, condemnations,
trade names, leases, 28E and drainage agreements, bills of sale, articles of incorporation, financing statements, and numerous other

The Recorder/Registrar issues marriage licenses; registers births, deaths, and marriages; certifies vital records; and records military
service records.    

The Recorder’s office issues boat, snowmobile, and ATV registrations, titles, and liens.  The Fayette County Recorder’s office also
issues state hunting and fishing licenses, fur harvester licenses, landowner/tenant and paid deer and turkey licenses and tags, habitat,
duck, and trout stamps, as well as federal duck stamps.  

The Recorder's Office does not provide legal services and does not prepare legal documents.

Popular Links:

Declaration of Value Form

Iowa Secretary of State

Iowa Department of Revenue