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Jefferson County,
Est. 1818
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Recorder of Deeds


Welcome to the 

        Department of County Recorder




A county-wide elected office with a four year term, the Recorder's position is held by Debbie Dunnegan. Ms. Dunnegan took office for her first term as county Recorder January 3, 2011.


The Recorder of Deeds is responsible for making record of documents primarily in real estate and the issuance of marriage licenses. In addition, Uniform Commercial Code, servicemen's records, tax liens and miscellaneous documents may be recorded upon request and compliance with statutes.


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, road right of ways, articles of incorporation, patents, affidavits and marriage license information make up an example of the documents.

We are here to serve you.


Feel free to contact us:

Debbie Dunnegan
Jefferson County Recorder of Deeds

729 Maple Street
Hillsboro MO 63050-0100

(636) 797-5414 Office
(636) 797-6310 Fax