Due to COVID-19, the Jackson County Courthouse will be operating with adjusted hours until further notice.
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Official Website for Jackson County, Iowa

Jackson County, Iowa - Recorder


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Duties and Responsibilities


The Office of the County Recorder was created by the First Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Iowa in 1839. Since the creation of the County Recorder's office, numerous additional responsibilities have been added over the years.

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Recording Information and Fees

Other Recorder's Services

 Please contact or stop in the Recorder's Office to obtain Marriage Applications, Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, and Marriage Certificates

Recorder's Office Contact Information

Jackson County Courthouse Room 206

201 West Platt Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Phone Number: (563) 652-2504
Fax Number: (563) 652-6460

Recorder: Arlene Schauf

First Deputy: Jennifer Jones
Second Deputy: Amy Wilms