Decatur County IA

Lookup Public Records in Decatur CountyIowa. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Decatur County, Iowa Overview

Decatur County, IA, named for a hero in the War of 1812, Stephen Decatur, Jr. had a population of 8,457 as of the 2010 census. The county seat is Leon; however, Lamoni is the largest community. The county is made of 532 square miles of land, plus one square mile of water. Decatur is bordered to the southeast and southwest by two Missouri counties, Mercer and Harrison respectively. The northern border neighbor is Clarke County, IA, Wayne County, IA is to the east, and Ringgold County, IA lies to the western border. There are 11 zip codes in use for the county, the largest of which is 50144.

Decatur County Clerk Information

Decatur County Courthouse
207 N Main St
Leon, IA 50144
(641) 446-4322
The Clerk of Court:
207 North Main Street
Leon, IA 50144

Decatur County Records

Justin Cornett, the county assessor is in the courthouse building (on the 3rd floor) address above:

Property information:

The county recorder is Gale Norman:
2nd Floor Courthouse

Recording fees and form documentation:

Pay traffic fines:

County Treasurer:
Kathy Martin

Decatur County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Decatur County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title XV, Chapter 595 and Premarital Agreements – Title XV, Chapter 596
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Decatur County Marriage License
Location:Courthouse, 2Nd Floor, 207 N. Main St., Leon, Iowa, 50144

Decatur County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 207 N Main St, Leon, IA 50144, United States
Phone: 641-446-4322

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