Madison County, Iowa Recorders fees for services are listed on this page. 

  Madison County, Iowa - Recorder Information
  Recording Information and Fees

Recording Fees:

Madison County Recorder/Registrar charges the following amounts for services listed.
*** Send a self-addressed stamped return envelope with all filings.
*** Most documents are returned in 4-5 days.

Mail to and make checks payable to:
112 N John Wayne Dr.
PO Box 152
Winterset, IA 50273

Copy Fees:

Copies: $.50 per page

Certified Copies: $5.00 certification fee, plus $.50 per page copy fee


$7.00 for 1st page, plus $5.00 for each additional page

Plats of survey: $7.00 for 1st page, plus $5.00 for each additional page
Documents that convey property: $7.00 for 1st page, plus $5.00 for each additional page, PLUS
Auditor transfer fee of $5.00 for each township section or city block

Click on the links below for more specific information about the other Recorders services.

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  Land Records and Iowa Land Record Website
  Document Formatting Standards
  Iowa Real Estate Transfer Tax Calculator

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Recorders Office 2015
Pictured L-R: Lori Belgarde, Brandy Macumber, Lisa Smith

Address of
Recorder's office:
Madison County Courthouse
112 N. John Wayne Dr.
PO Box 152
Winterset, IA 50273

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00am to 4:30pm

Phone Number:
(515) 462-3771

FAX Number:
(515) 462-5006

Office holder name:
Term: Four Years Bond $10,000
Term Expires 12/31/2018

Lisa Smith, Recorder/Registrar

Employees in the Recorder's Office:
Brandy Macumber, 1st Deputy
Lori Belgarde, 2nd Deputy

Recorder's Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Recorder's office

Recorder's Links:
Iowa Land Records

Other Related Links:
Iowa DNR

Iowa Secretary of State
State of Iowa Government

Iowa Legislature
General Assembly

Iowa Department of
Public Health

Genealogy Websites
Iowa GenWeb

US GenWeb

Blacksmith Building and Statue

 Cedar Covered Bridge in Madison County, Iowa

Monumental Park

Harmon Tunnel