Recorder of Deeds

The Office of the Recorder of Deeds maintains public records and documents, including those pertaining to land ownership, federal and state tax liens, marriages, and military discharges. The process and requirements to access these documents are detailed on the pages listed on the left.
Protect Your Most Valuable Investment2015
Property and Fraud Alert
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reports that property and mortgage fraud is one of the fastest growing white collar crimes in America. In an effort to combat the effects of this type of fraud, the St. Charles County Recorder offers a free notification system for our property owners - sign up!

Learn more about property fraud.

Online Public Research


In 2014, we added images back through 1972. Historical documents with indexes from 1971 through 1804 will be added by the end of 2016. You may research the Recorder's indexes back through 1972. You may also view / print document images for a fee of $1 per document plus $1 per page.

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