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County Offices

Addresses and Contacts


County Recorder's Office


Jenny McAllister, Recorder

506 Filmore Street

P.O. Box 295
Sidney, Iowa 51652-0295
Telephone: 712-374-2315

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. M-F


District Court Clerks

Fremont County Courthouse

PO Box 549

Sidney 51652

Telephone: (712) 374-2232

Fax: (712) 374-3330

Records held in the
County Recorder's office


Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates.

In Iowa
, official registration of births, deaths, and marriages began July 1, 1880. All original records that have been registered
are on file with the Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Records. Statewide record searches are available from the
state registrar. Local registrars are located in the Fremont County Recorder office and maintain records of birth, death and
marriages that have occurred in Fremont County. County registrars, however, do not have code authority to have on record: single-parent births prior to July 1, 1995; adoptions; any record ordered seal by a court of law; or birth, death, and marriages between the years
1921 to 1941.

County Recorder's office has has birth and death records from 1880, except 1935-1941, limited marriage records from
1848, divorce and land records.

For further information on the requirements for obtaining a vital record from the Fremont County Clerk's office or the State
of Iowa follow the information link here.

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