Howard County Registry of Deeds (Iowa)

Search for Howard County, IA Registry of Deeds. Land registries include information on deed lookups, recording deeds, registering land, transferring a title, checking title information, and identifying unregistered lands.


Howard County Recorders of Deeds collect records of a jurisdiction's deeds and make them available to the public in IA. These documents are primarily related to Howard County property deeds. The Office of the Deeds Registrar maintains records on land and property transactions within its jurisdiction, including deeds, mortgages, easements, and tax liens. The office also has land registry information, including titles, property and parcel surveys, and maps of property lines and unregistered properties. The Howard County Registrar of Deeds maintains online databases for the public to access land and property deed registry records.

Howard County Recorder of Deeds Cresco IA 137 North Elm Street 52136 563-547-9210


Howard County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in Iowa. The Town or City Hall maintains property records related to Howard County, including property and land deed records. These records include titles, land transactions, and property sales and transfers. Town and City Halls also maintain records on municipal and zoning boundaries, including any unregistered lands within the municipality. Howard County Town and City Halls provide online databases to access deed registry records.

Chester City Hall Chester IA MAIN St 52134 563-565-2768

Cresco City Hall Cresco IA 130 North Park Place 52136 563-547-3101

Elma City Hall Elma IA 313 Elm Street 50628 641-393-2543

Lime Springs City Hall Lime Springs IA 201 Center Street 52155 563-566-4405

Protivin City Hall Protivin IA 221 South Main Street 52163 563-569-8401


Howard County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes in IA. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every parcel in the district, including ownership information, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the property in Howard County. They also have land, property and deed registry records such as value assessments on registered properties, maps of property lines, and lists of unregistered land. Tax Assessors make their Howard County deed records available to the public online.

Howard County Assessor's Office Cresco IA 137 North Elm Street 52136 563-547-9201


Howard County Clerks file documents and preserve property records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in Iowa. These records are open to the public. The Clerk's Office contains a number of Howard County deed registry records, including documents on registered and unregistered lands, titles, and property transactions. They also keep Howard County registries of deeds, mortgages, liens, and real estate excise taxes. Clerk's Offices provide online access to their Howard County deed and title records.

Howard County Clerk Cresco IA 137 North Elm Street 52136 515-332-1806