Real Estate Land Records

Real Estate Land Records

Dawn T. Goldman - Keokuk County Recorder

101 S. Main

Sigourney, Iowa 52591

Real Estate Land Records

Keokuk County became a county in 1844 and Grantor/Grantee indexes began in 1844.  Land record information is public record under Iowa Code Chapter 22, Examination of Public Records (Open Records) Law.  Records are available for examination in the office.

The following are some of the documents that are recorded in the Keokuk County Land Recorder's System:

  • Deeds
  • Mortgages
  • Contracts
  • Plats & Surveys
  • Section Corner Certificates
  • Assignments & Releases
  • State & Federal Tax Liens
  • Easements
  • Military Service Records
  • Trade Names
  • Affidavits
  • Condemnations
  • Leases
  • Agreements
  • Bills of Sales
  • Power of Attorney

Iowa Land Records - Your primary source for information about recorded real estate documents in Iowa.  Iowa County Recorder's Association Official statewide website.


Forms and Links

Iowa Secretary of State - Notary Forms/UCC Forms/Corporate Forms
Iowa Department of Revenue & Finance
Iowa Real Estate Transfer Tax Chart
Iowa RE Transfer Tax and Groundwater Hazard Statement Exemption List
IDRF Declaration of Value and Instructions
Iowa DNR Groundwater Hazard Statement Form
Iowa Groundwater Hazard Statement Rules
Trade Name Form