- 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
- Early Court Cases
- Early Land Deals
Early Land Entries
In Iowa, official registration of births, deaths, and marriages began July 1, 1880.
- Records held in the County Recorder's office
- Marriage Certificates.
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
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 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