Recorder's Office

The elective office of recorder was one of the first 4 local offices created by the Constitution of the State of Indiana in 1816. It is the primary duty of the recorder to record instruments submitted for recording and maintain those records for perpetuity.


Documents for statistical record keeping purposes fall into 4 categories:

  • Deeds and other conveyances
  • Miscellaneous documents
  • Mortgages and other liens and their releases
  • Uniform commercial code documents

What We Do

  • Files Uniform Commercial Code instruments
  • Records any instrument recording, providing it meets essential requirements
  • Supplies copies of any instrument and certifies to those recorded, upon request

What We Record

  • Affidavits
  • Annexations
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Assignments
  • Bonds
  • Cemetery Deeds
  • Condominiums
  • Deeds
  • Delinquent Sewer Liens
  • Federal Tax Liens
  • Firms Doing Business Under Assumed Names
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Military Discharges
  • Mortgages
  • Other miscellaneous instruments
  • Plats
  • Power of Attorney
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Releases
  • Surveys
  • Trustee Elections


We now E-Record both transferables and non-transferables through Simplifile & CSC!