Lookup Public Records in Modoc County, California. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Modoc County, California Overview
Modoc County is located in the state of California. Named after the Modoc people, the county was formed in 1874 and its county seat is Alturas. The county has a total population of 9147, as of 2013, with its area spanning 4203 square miles (land area being 3918 square miles, while water area being 286 square miles). Modoc County borders the following counties: Lake County, OR to the north; Lassen County, CA to the south; Washoe County, NV to the east; Siskiyou County, CA to the west; Klamath County, OR to the northwest, and; Shasta County, CA to the southwest.
Modoc County Clerk Information
The Recorder’s Office processes public records and vital records requests, as well as allows searching of properties recorded in the county. The Clerk’s Office, on the other hand, processes fictitious business name applications.
You can request a public record such as a deed to your property simply by filling out the public property record request, and mailing it in along with the request fees to the Recorder’s office. You can also purchase documents from ParcelQuest. Go to their site or to the Recorder’s online index page to find the link. If you do find a document you are looking for you can then mail in a request to their office to purchase the documents. You will need to provide the document number when requesting your document. Please keep in mind that document numbers start over every year. For example, the search results will show the record date as 10/02/2007 and the document number as 0007088. If you were to request this document you would need to request 2007-0007088-00. FBN application forms also contain instructions on how to fill them up.
Below is the physical of the Recorder and the Clerk’s Offices:
204 S. Court Street Rm 106
Alturas, CA 96101
108 E. Modoc Street
Alturas, CA 96101
Court Records Information
There are several forms available in the website of the Modoc County Superior Court. You can check them in their website.
Modoc County Clerk
County Government Office
Address: 108 E. Modoc Street Alturas, CA 96101, United States