Des Moines County IA

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

Des Moines County, Iowa Overview

Des Moines County, located in the U.S. state of Iowa, had a population of 40,325 as of the 2010 census. The county seat and largest community is Burlington, and it is one of only two original counties in the state, organized by the Michigan Territorial legislature in 1834. Be careful not to confuse the county with the city of the same name, which is in Polk County. They were both named for the Des Moines River, which now forms a border between Iowa and Missouri. The county sits very near the Illinois state line and has two Illinois counties as neighbors: Hancock to the southeast and Henderson to the east. Other adjacent counties include Louisa County, IA to the north, Lee County, IA to the south and Henry County, IA to the west. The largest zip code in the county is 52601, and 11 other zip codes are also used in the area.

Des Moines County Clerk Information

Jackie A. Myers
Des Moines County Clerk of Court
PO Box 158
Burlington, IA 52601
319-753-8272

Des Moines County Records

Matt Warner
Des Moines County Assessor
Des Moines County Courthouse
Fourth Floor
513 N. Main St.
Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 753-8224
Assessments, sales data, plots and surveys, parcel valuations, information regarding tax credits and exemptions:

Lisa L. Schreiner
Des Moines County Recorder
513 N. Main St.
PO Box 277
Burlington, IA 52601
(319) 753-8221

Vital records, land records, real estate information, tax calculator:

Des Moines County Treasurer, Janelle Nalley-Londquist
Des Moines County Courthouse
First Floor – South
513 North Main Street
Tax Department: (319) 753-8252
Motor Vehicle Department: (319) 753-8273

Online payments and property information, tax and motor vehicle information:

Des Moines, IA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200948,277
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,810
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009120
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009389
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,091
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20094,102
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009273
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20091,455
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200916,846
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200952
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009554
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009779
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009506
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009770
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009658
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009366
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,039
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009213
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009315
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20096,011
Des Moines County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Des Moines 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:Des Moines County Marriage License
Location:513 North Main Street, Burlington, Iowa, 52601
Phone:319-753-8221

Des Moines County Recorder’s Office

Address: 513 N. Main St. Burlington, IA 52601
Phone: (319) 753-8221

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