Marion County, Iowa

Iowa Vital Records are official registrations of births, deaths and marriages.  Certified copies can be obtained from a County Recorder's Office or the Iowa Department of Public Health.


  Marion County, Iowa - Recorder Information
  Births, Deaths, and Marriage Vitals Records

Requesting a Certified Copy of an Iowa Vital Record

Iowa Vital Records are official registrations of births, deaths and marriages. Certified copies of Vital Records can be obtained from a County Recorderís office or the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Statewide record searches are available from the Iowa Department of Public Health.

County Recorders file and maintain births and deaths that have occurred in that county and file and maintain marriages of the licenses that were applied for in that county. The fee at the county level is $20.00 for each certified copy. Entitlement has to be proven before a certified copy can be issued.

Use the chart below to determine whether to apply at the county or state level for a certified copy.

Record Location
Vital Records: 1880 Ė Present Marion County Recorderís Office
Single-parent births before July 1, 1995 Iowa Department of Public Health
Single-parent births after July 1, 1995 Marion County Recorderís Office
Legal name changes Iowa Department of Public Health
Adoptions Iowa Department of Public Health

Forms needed (click on links below):

Application for a Search for an Iowa Vital Record
 
(This form may be used for both state and county requests) you may click here to go to http://idph.iowa.gov/ for more information.

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

Recorders Home Page

Military Service Records Information

Real Estate Information
  Marion County Iowa Recorder (641)828-2211. Land Records and Iowa Land Records website. Land Records and Iowa Land Record Website
  Marion County Iowa Recorder (641)828-2211. Iowa Real Estate Transfer Tax Calculator. Iowa Real Estate Transfer Tax Calculator

License Registration Information
  Marion County Iowa Recorder (641)828-2211. License Information - Hunting and Fishing. Fishing and Hunting
  Marion County Iowa Recorder (641)828-2211. License Information - Boats Boat
  Marion County Iowa Recorder (641)828-2211. License Information - ATV and Snowmobiles. ATV and Snowmobiles

Vital Records Information
  Marion County Iowa Recorder (641)828-2211. Marriage Application Information. Marriage Application

Births, Death and marriage Vital Records

Address of
Recorder's office:
214 E Main St, Ste 8
Courthouse
Knoxville Iowa 50138


Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
Open through lunch hour


Phone Number:
(641) 828-2211

FAX Number:
(641) 828-3538


Office holder name:
 
Karen Schwanebeck
kschwanebeck@co.marion.ia.us



Employees in
Recorder's Office:

Administrative Assistant

Kathie Caylor
kcaylor@co.marion.ia.us


Recording Clerks

Jen Worthington
jworthington@co.marion.ia.us

Naomi Agan
nagan@co.marion.ia.us

Jennifer Ethell
jethell@co.marion.ia.us



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



Recorder's Links:

Iowa Land Records

Iowa Real Estate
Transfer Tax Calculator


Other Related Links:

Iowa DNR

Iowa Secretary of State
 
U.S. Passport Agency

State of Iowa Government

Iowa Legislature
General Assembly


Iowa Department of
Public Health
 
             

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