Keokuk County IA

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

Keokuk County, Iowa Overview

Established in 1843, Keokuk County, Iowa has its county seat in Sigourney, which is also its largest community. The population, as of the 2010 census was 10,511. It was named for the chief of the Sac Indians, who advocated peace with the white settlers. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 580 square miles, almost all of which is land. The county is bordered by six other Iowan counties: Poweshiek to the northwest, Iowa to the north, Washington to the east, Jefferson to the southeast, Wapello to the southwest, and Mahaska to the west. The largest zip code is 52591 and it is one of a total 15 zip codes used in the county.

Keokuk County Clerk Information

Janietta, Clerk of Court
101 S. Main
Sigourney, Iowa 52591

Keokuk County Records

Drew Sanders, Assessor
101 S. Main
Sigourney, Iowa 52591

Property assessments and valuations, credits and exemptions:

Dawn T. Goldman, Recorder
101 S. Main
Sigourney, Iowa 52591

Personal property liens began in the office as chattel mortgages, which are now recorded as UCC financing statements beginning in the 1960’s. In 2001, all personal property UCC filings will be filed with the Iowa Secretary of State, except for permanent fixture lien filings needing notice in the real estate record. The sale of game licenses began in the Recorder’s Office in 1930’s through the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Hunting, fishing, fur harvester, deer, turkey and other licenses were made available to county residents through an electronic state system beginning 2000. Boat registrations, titles and liens began in the Recorder’s Office in the 1970’s expanding to snowmobile, all-terrain vehicle and over the highway vehicle registrations, titles and liens for recreational and farm use. County Recorders became official U. S. Department of State passport agents in 1994. County residents may apply for passports locally with correct documentation. This service was stopped in Keokuk County in 2014, due to conflict of office having vital records. Military service records, real estate recording and fee information:

Christine Edmundson, Treasurer
101 S. Main
Sigourney, Iowa 52591

Online services, payment of taxes online and vehicle registrations, driver’s license information, tax credit information for seniors and disabled residents, acceptable payment methods:

Keokuk County Recorder’s Office

Address: 101 S. Main Sigourney, Iowa 52591, USA
Phone: 641-622-2540

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