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Linn County Recorder
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Welcome to the Linn County Recorder's website! Our office recently added an option to help you avoid land fraud. You currently have the option to sign up for alerts when documents are recorded with your name listed on them. This is a 24/7 service that will alert you electronically as documents are indexed in our office. The software is free to the county and to residents.

Please assist us in helping prevent fraud by signing up for CottPropertyCheck alerts at:


The following documents are recorded in the Linn County Recorder's Office:

  • Deeds
  • Mortgages
  • Contracts
  • Plats & Surveys
  • Section Corner Certificates
  • Assignments & Releases
  • State & Federal Tax Liens
  • Easements
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Military Service Records
  • Trade Names
  • Affidavits
  • Condemnations
  • Leases
  • Drainage Agreements
  • Bills of Sale
  • Farm Names
  • Many other Misc Docs

* Basic recording fees are $5.00 per page plus $2.00 per transaction surcharge. Deeds require an additional auditor's transfer fee of $5.00 per parcel.


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As of July 1, 2005, a new document formatting statute went into effect.
For a detailed description of these standards, click "To the Linn County Web Site" link and go to the Recorder's News.

To the Linn County Web Site

Revised: August 30, 2011

For any questions, please contact recorder@linncounty.org.