Guthrie County IA

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

Guthrie County, Iowa Overview

Guthrie County, Iowa, established in 1851, had a population of 10,954 as of the 2010 census. Guthrie Center is the both the largest community and county seat. The county was named after Captain Edwin B. Guthrie, who had died in the Mexican–American War. The county has a total area of 593 square miles, 591 of which is land and the remaining 2 square miles are water. Adjacent Iowa counties are: Greene to the north, Dallas to the east, Adair to the south, Audubon to the west and Carroll to the northwest. The county uses a total of 13 zip codes, the largest of which is 50216.

Guthrie County Clerk Information

Leisa Imboden
Clerk of Court
Guthrie County Courthouse
Clerk of Court Office
200 North 5th Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115

In 1983, the Iowa State Legislature approved the Court Reorganization Act, transferring the expense of operating the court system to the State of Iowa. The Clerk of Court processes civil, criminal and juvenile cases and probate matters and is the contact for matters involving child custody, domestic violence, juvenile case and more. The clerk is responsible for:

  • Court documents for Guthrie County
  • Processing payments of child support/alimony
  • Criminal fees
  • Court Fees
  • Processing Traffic Citations
  • Criminal charges including City and County Municipal Infractions
  • Small claims/Forcible Entry Actions
  • Dissolutions
  • Domestic Relations
  • Civil Law/Equity/Adoptions
  • Probate including Conservatorships, Guardianships and Trusts
  • Juvenile Proceedings
  • Mental/Substance Abuse Court Committals
  • Jury panels, which are chosen every three months and are drawn from voting and driver’s license records.

Guthrie County Records

Assessor: Nikki Carrick
Guthrie County Courthouse
200 North 5th Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115
641-747-3319
ncarrick@guthriecounty.us

Application for Business Property Tax Credit, Beacon – Guthrie County Parcel & GIS Data, Board of Review Petition, Informal Assessment Appeal Agreement, Homestead Tax Credit form:

County Recorder: Tristen Richard
Guthrie County Courthouse
200 North 5th Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115
(641) 747-3412
guthrierecorder@netins.net

Land records, vital record, licenses, registrations and applications, fee schedule:

Treasurer’s Office, Marci Schreck
200 North 5th Street
Guthrie Center, IA 50115
(641) 747-3414
guthrietreas@netins.net

Property Tax Information, Motor Vehicle Information, Pay Property Taxes Online, Pay Vehicle Registration Online:

Guthrie County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Guthrie 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:Guthrie County Marriage License
Location:205 North 5th Street, Guthrie Center, Iowa, 50115
Phone:641-747-3412

Guthrie County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 200 N 5th St, Guthrie Center, IA 50115, United States
Phone: 641-747-3415

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