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Jackson County Courthouse Records


(Postcard courtesy of David Shedlock)
  Biographies Obituaries
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Marriage records start in 1848
Birth & Death records start in 1880
Probate administrations start in 1838

Certified copies are $15.00 (effective 1 January 2005), and only certified copies can be sent by mail.


When writing for a record, please state your relationship to the party named in your request, i.e.,

"I am seeking the death record of my great-great-grandfather".


All records are available from the Jackson County Recorder's office except the

Probate Administration records, which are available from the County Clerk's office.


Jackson County Recorder's Office
201 W. Platte Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060
(563) 652-2504


Jackson County Clerk's Office
201 W. Platte Street
Maquoketa, Iowa 52060
(563) 652-4946