Stephenson County Land Records (Illinois)

Search for Stephenson County, IL 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.


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

Stephenson County Zoning Freeport IL 10 West Linden Street 61032 815-235-8275


Stephenson 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 Stephenson County historical land records. These records include Stephenson 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.

Freeport City Hall Freeport IL 230 West Stephenson Street 61032 815-235-8205

Winslow Town Hall Winslow IL 501 School Street 61089 815-367-2655


Stephenson 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 Stephenson 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 Stephenson 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.

Stephenson County Assessor's Office Freeport IL 50 West Douglas Street 61032 815-235-8260


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

Stephenson County Clerk Freeport IL 15 North Galena Avenue 61032 815-235-8289


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

Stephenson County Recorder of Deeds Freeport IL 50 West Douglas Street 61032 815-235-8289


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

Stephenson County Treasurer's Office Freeport IL 50 West Douglas Street 61032 815-235-8264