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
641-446-4331

Decatur County Records

Justin Cornett, the county assessor is in the courthouse building (on the 3rd floor) address above:
541-446-4314
dec-asor@grm.net

Property information:

The county recorder is Gale Norman:
2nd Floor Courthouse
641-446-4322
Dec-rec@grm.net

Recording fees and form documentation:

Pay traffic fines:

County Treasurer:
Kathy Martin
641-446-4321
dec-tre@grm.net

Decatur, IA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20098,432
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009755
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009141
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009428
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,129
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009253
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200922
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,682
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,334
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009218
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009138
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009158
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009263
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009139
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,217
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
Phone:641-446-4322

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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