Watonwan County Land Records (Minnesota)

Search for Watonwan County, MN 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.


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

Watonwan Zoning St. James MN Ste 2, 108 8th St S 56081 507-375-1225


Watonwan 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 Watonwan County historical land records. These records include Watonwan 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.

Butterfield City Hall Butterfield MN 103 2nd Street North 56120 507-956-2501

Madelia City Hall Madelia MN 116 West Main Street 56062 507-642-3245

St James City Hall St. James MN 124 Armstrong Boulevard South 56081 507-375-3241


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

County Treasurer St. James MN 710 2nd Avenue South 56081 507-375-1213


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

Lewisville City Clerk Lewisville MN 201 Lewis Street West 56060 507-435-2791

Watonwan County Clerk St. James MN 710 2nd Avenue South 56081 507-375-1238


Watonwan 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 Watonwan 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 Watonwan 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.

Watonwan County Assessor St. James MN 710 2nd Avenue South 56081 507-375-1205


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

Watonwan County Recorder of Deeds St. James MN PO Box 518 56081 507-375-1216