Official Website for Monroe County, Iowa

Monroe County, Iowa - Land Records and Records Management

Real Estate Inquiry

Duties and Responsibilities

The Monroe County Recorder’s office maintains and records official records of documents affecting title to property and miscellaneous documents. These records date back to 1838.


Most recorded documents are public record and can be viewed in-office:

 Assignments, Releases
 Federal and State Tax Liens
 Plats & Surveys
 Section Corner Certificates
 Military Service Records
 Trade Names
 28E & Drainage Agreements
 Bills of Sale
 Articles of Incorporation
 Financing Statements
 Other Numerous Documents


The Iowa County Association of Recorders has a statewide website, titled Iowa County Land Record Information System or CLRIS. This website has indexing and images of recorded documents available for viewing. The website is found at Businesses and individuals need to register as a public user before using the website.