Buchanan County IA

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

Buchanan County, Iowa Overview

Established in 1837 and named for James Buchanan, the 15th POTUS, Buchanan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,958, its largest community and county seat is Independence. The county covers a total of 573 square miles, 571 of which is land, and the remaining 2 square miles are water. The county is surrounded by other Iowa counties including: Clayton to the northeast, Fayette to the north, Delaware to the east, Linn to the southeast, Benton to the southwest, Black Hawk to the west and Bremer to the northwest. A total of 15 zip codes are utilized by the county and the largest is 50644.

Buchanan County Clerk Information

Clerk of Court
210 5th Avenue NE
Ste. B
Independence, IA 50644
Phone: 319-334-2196

Buchanan County Records

Brad Harms, Assessor
Buchanan County Assessor
Buchanan County Courthouse
210 5th Ave NE – Lower Level
P.O. Box 388
Independence, IA 50644-0388

Personal, commercial, agricultural real estate searches:

Diane Curry, Recorder
Buchanan County Courthouse
210 5th Ave NE – 1st Floor
PO Box 298
Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-4259

Real estate, licenses, vital records, military service records:

Amy Wright
Buchanan County Treasurer
Buchanan County Courthouse
210 5th Ave NE – 1st Floor
PO Box 319
Independence, IA 50644
(319) 334-7456 – Driver’s License
(319) 334-4340 – Property Taxes
(319) 334-2005 – Motor Vehicle

Property taxes, vehicle registrations, titles, forms of payment, and recycling information:

Pay fines online: https://www.iowacourts.gov/iowa-courts/district-court/judicial-district-1/district/1/county/buchanan

Buchanan County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Buchanan 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:Buchanan County Marriage License
Location:210 5th Avenue Northeast, Independence, Iowa, 50644

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