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
641-622-2210

Keokuk County Records

Drew Sanders, Assessor
101 S. Main
Sigourney, Iowa 52591
641-622-2760
assessor@keokukcountyia.com

Property assessments and valuations, credits and exemptions:

Dawn T. Goldman, Recorder
101 S. Main
Sigourney, Iowa 52591
641-622-2540
recorder@keokukcountyia.com

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
641-622-2421
treasurer@keokukcountyia.com

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, IA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200912,067
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009793
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,257
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009344
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,421
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,662
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009128
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009237
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200949
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009187
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009144
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009214
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009132
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,085

Keokuk County Recorder’s Office

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

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