Palo Alto County Land Records (Iowa)

Search for Palo Alto 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.


Palo Alto County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in %state-abbr%. The Building Department maintains Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto County building codes. Many Building Departments provide online databases to access property history and land records.

Palo Alto County Zoning Emmetsburg IA 2103 Main Street 50536 712-852-3058


Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto County historical land records. These records include Palo Alto 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.

Ayrshire City Hall Ayrshire IA 1502 Silver Lake Avenue 50515 712-426-3510

Curlew Town Hall Curlew IA 209 Main St 50527 712-855-2448

Graettinger City Hall Graettinger IA 104 Cedar Avenue 51342 712-859-3742

Mallard City Hall Mallard IA 605 Inman Street 50562 712-425-3527

Ruthven City Hall Ruthven IA 1305 Gowrie Street 51358 712-837-5355

West Bend City Hall West Bend IA 301 S Broadway Ave 50597 515-887-2181


Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto 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.

Palo Alto County Assessor's Office Emmetsburg IA 1010 Broadway Street 50536 712-852-3823


Palo Alto County Clerks file documents and preserve municipal records in order to maintain an archive for their municipality in %state-abbr%. These documents, including Palo Alto County land records, are open to the public. The Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto County land deeds and titles, mortgages, and liens on properties. Many Clerk's Offices make their land records available to the public online.

Palo Alto County Clerk Emmetsburg IA 1010 Broadway Street 50536 712-852-3603

Ruthven City Clerk Ruthven IA 1305 Gowrie Street 51358 712-837-5355


Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto County property lines, and data on a property's selling prices and history. Many Recorders of Deeds provide online access to their land records.

Palo Alto County Recorder of Deeds Emmetsburg IA PO Box 248 50536 712-852-3701


Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto County land records. These Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto County land auctions and prior liens or foreclosures on a property. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access land records.

Palo Alto County Treasurer's Office Emmetsburg IA 1010 Broadway Street 50536 712-852-2066