Lyon County, Iowa



Amie Griesse

Lyon County Recorder

Phone:  (712) 472-8528

FAX:       (712) 472-8523


Office Hours:

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Monday - Friday

Mailing Address:

Lyon County Courthouse

206 S. 2nd Avenue, Ste 203

Rock Rapids, IA  51246-1538


The duty of the Lyon County Recorder is to maintain the official records of documents affecting title to real estate in order to preserve property rights.

The recorder also issues a number of permits and licenses.

Marriage Instructions

Officiant Brochure

Application for License to Marry  

Boat, ATV, ORM, ORV & Snow

     •Application for Registration

Iowa Land Records

Document Formatting

Forms & Fees

      •Cover Sheet

      •Declaration of Value Form

      •Groudwater Hazard Form

      •Groundwater Hazard Instructions

      •Trade Name Form

Transfer Tax Calculator

Vital Records Application