What We Do

The County Recorder diligently maintains a comprehensive, precise, and permanent record of all documents related to the transfer and encumbrance of land within the county. With responsibility for enforcing over 1000 sections of the Ohio Revised Code, the recorder ensures meticulous filing, recording, and indexing of every document received. Central to the recorder's role is the maintenance of accurate, up-to-date, and easily accessible land records. Each document is carefully indexed to facilitate swift retrieval, enabling individuals to establish a clear "chain of title" and identify any outstanding debts or encumbrances on the property. These invaluable records serve a diverse array of users, including the general public, legal professionals, historians, genealogists, and land title examiners. In addition to these vital tasks, the county recorder actively participates in the county's Records Commission, Automatic Data Processing Board*, and County Microfilm & Imaging Board*.

*Optional boards established by the County Commissioners in accordance with state law.