Effective March 18, 2020
Recorder of Deeds Operations Plan: Corona Virus
As the County of Cole begins to remove some restrictions related to COVID, the Recorder of Deeds Office is continuing to provide outstanding services for citizens. We are a Public Service & Government Office which has not closed while attempting to find ways to lessen exposure to COVID.
PROVIDING SAFE AND EFFECTIVE SERVICES
- Business will be conducted through a glass by-pass window
- Online Marriage license Applications are available now on the website. (Please note you will need to have the Marriage Date, Location, and Name of Officiant to solemnize marriage) Once the online part of the marriage application is complete both parties will still have to finish the application by visiting the Recorder of Deeds office.
- Questions? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Missouri 24 hour hotline: 877-435-8411
- Additional Information:
We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding through this emergency!
Judy K. Ridgeway
Welcome to the Cole County Recorder's Office
The Recorder of Deeds is an elected official with a four year term.
Judy K. Ridgeway took office January 1, 2019.
The Recorder of Deeds mission is to provide timely, accurate access to data and permanent records which have long-term value for individual citizens, mortgage and real estate industries, title companies, utility companies, surveyors, other corporate entities, local and state governments, legal offices and also for historical purposes.
Records in this office provide data about real estate transactions in a historical perspective. Deeds, deeds of trust, releases, easements, surveys, plats, restrictions, cemetery deeds, wills, right of ways, articles of incorporation, patents, affidavits and marriage license information make up an example of the documents.