Buchanan County Recorder

Currently the Buchanan County Courthouse is closed to the public.  Due to the closing Michelle Mangrich, Buchanan County Recorder has listed the available services below:
         We are available for Marriage Application Appointments starting June 1st, 2020.
         We are encouraging customers to call or email us for assistance with Recreational Vehicles, Vital Records and Real Estate. Almost all of these transactions can be completed through the mail or county drop box.
         Vital Record Application: Application for Copy of Vital Record
         DNR Application: ATV, ORM, ORV & Snowmobile Application 

The Buchanan County Recorder/Registrar Office was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839 and is responsible for recording and maintaining official records affecting title to real estate.

It is our goal is to provide accurate information for the public regarding:

  • Real Estate - Land and Records Management
  • Conservation - Licenses, Registrations, and Applications
  • Vital Records - Birth, Deaths, and Marriages
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Michelle Mangrich
Buchanan County Recorder

Our office is located: 1st Floor of Courthouse - 210 5th Ave NE, Independence, IA 50644

Phone: (319) 334-4259
Fax: (319) 334-7453
Email: recorder@co.buchanan.ia.us