Emmet County Land Records (Iowa)

Search for Emmet County, IA land records. Land records include land deeds, mortgages, land grants, liens, foreclosures, titles, easements, oil and gas leases, property ownership history, and prior selling prices.


Emmet County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in %state-abbr%. The Building Department maintains Emmet County land records on design plans for construction and renovation projects in order to enforce building codes. Building Depts also have land records on additions and new construction, current structures on any parcel, property lines, and a property's compliance with Emmet County building codes. Many Building Departments provide online databases to access property history and land records.

Estherville Zoning Estherville IA 508 South 1st Street 51334 712-362-7431


Emmet County Town Halls and City Halls are the chief administrative office that runs a town or city in %state-abbr%. The Town or City Hall maintains records related to the locality, including Emmet County historical land records. These records include Emmet County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers. Town and City Halls also maintain records on municipal and zoning boundaries. Many Town and City Halls provide online access to their land records.

Armstrong City Hall Armstrong IA 519 North 6th Street 50514 712-864-3535

Ringsted City Hall Ringsted IA 112 East Maple Street 50578 712-866-0877

Wallingford City Hall Wallingford IA 101 Saint James Avenue 51365 712-867-4585


Emmet County Assessors determine the value of properties and parcels in order to assess property taxes in %state-abbr%. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the district, including Emmet County land ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the land in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also maintain Emmet County land records from on-site inspections and value assessments for construction or improvements. Tax Assessor's Offices make their land and property records available online.

Emmet County Assessor's Office Estherville IA 609 1st Avenue North 51334 712-362-2609


Emmet County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in %state-abbr%. These documents, including Emmet County land records, are open to the public. The Emmet County Clerk's Office contains a number of different types of land records, including registered land, property transactions, real estate excise taxes, and property maps. They also have records on Emmet County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.

Emmet County Clerk Estherville IA 609 1st Avenue North 51334 712-362-3325


Emmet County Recorders of Deeds collect public records, primarily documents related to property, and make them available to the public in %state-abbr%. The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains records on Emmet County land transactions within its jurisdiction, including land and property deeds, mortgages, easements, and tax liens. The office may also contain property and parcel surveys, maps of Emmet County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.

Emmet County Recorder of Deeds Estherville IA 609 1st Avenue North 51334 712-362-4115


Emmet County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue %state-abbr%. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current data on every parcel in the district, as well as a number of other types of Emmet County land records. These Emmet County public property records include lists of sold parcels, property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and property values. The Treasurer and Tax Collector may also maintain information on Emmet County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.

Emmet County Treasurer-Auto Estherville IA 609 1st Avenue North 51334 712-362-3824