Recorder's Office

The elective office of county recorder was the first local office created by the Constitution of the state of Indiana in 1816. It is the primary duty of county recorders to record instruments submitted for recording and maintaining those records for perpetuity. Documents for statistical record keeping purposes fall into five categories: (1) deeds and other conveyances, (2) mortgages and other liens and their releases, (3) miscellaneous documents, (4) plats, surveys and floor plans, (5) uniform commercial code documents.

Your County Recorder:

  • Records any instrument submitted for recording, providing it meets essential requirements.
  • Records Deeds, Mortgages, Assignments, Releases, Powers of Attorney, Real Estate Contracts, Annexations, Trustee Elections, Affidavits, Final Decrees, Surveys, Federal Tax Liens, Mechanics Liens, Military Discharges, Articles of Incorporation, Cemetery Deeds, Bonds, Plats, Condominiums, Firms Doing Business Under Assumed Names, Delinquent Sewer Liens, and Miscellaneous Instruments.
  • Files Uniform Commercial Code instruments.
  • Supplies copies of any instrument and certifies to those recorded upon request. (Fee charged)

Contact Us

Recorder's Office
201 N 3rd St
Kentland, IN 47951
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  • Phone: (888) 663-9866 x 1401
  • Fax: (219) 474-9245
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  • Office Hours:
    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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