Shelby County Registry of Deeds (Iowa)

Search for Shelby 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.


Shelby 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 Shelby 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 Shelby County Registrar of Deeds maintains online databases for the public to access land and property deed registry records.

Shelby County Recorder of Deeds Harlan IA PO Box 67 51537 712-755-5640


Shelby 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 Shelby 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. Shelby County Town and City Halls provide online databases to access deed registry records.

Defiance City Hall Defiance IA 206 Main Avenue 51527 712-748-3431

Elk Horn Town Hall Elk Horn IA 4212 Main Street 51531 712-764-5512

Harlan City Hall Harlan IA 711 Durant Street 51537 712-755-5137

Irwin Town Hall Irwin IA 504 Ann Street 51446 712-782-3333

Shelby City Hall Shelby IA 419 East Street 51570 712-544-2404


Shelby 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 Shelby County deed registry records, including documents on registered and unregistered lands, titles, and property transactions. They also keep Shelby County registries of deeds, mortgages, liens, and real estate excise taxes. Clerk's Offices provide online access to their Shelby County deed and title records.

Earling City Clerk Office Earling IA 117 Main Street 51530 712-747-2181

Elk Horn City Clerk Elk Horn IA 2027 Washington Street 51531 712-764-5514

Shelby County Clerk of Court Harlan IA 612 Court Street 51537 712-755-5543


Shelby 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 Shelby 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 Shelby County deed records available to the public online.

Shelby County Assessor's Office Harlan IA 612 Court Street 51537 712-755-5718