County Recorder: Tristen Richard
The Office of the County Recorder was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839. The Guthrie County Recorder maintains official records of documents affecting real estate in order to protect innocent third parties in real estate transactions. The Recorder’s Office is the hub of the courthouse function to serve you. A significant portion of duties performed by other County officials is dependent on the work performed by your County Recorder. The Recorder also has many duties and services it provides to the public.
The Recorder’s office has a number of responsibilities, including:
- Land & Records Management
- Vital Records,
- Licenses, Registrations, and Applications
- Additional Responsibilities
- Buy your hunting or fishing license online
The County Recorder’s Office is located at 200 North 5th, Guthrie Center, Iowa. They have office hours from 8am to 4:30 pm. The office can be reached via phone (641) 747-3412 and via fax (641) 747-3081.