Link to Union County Land Records

This eSearch link contains recorded documents for Union County from 1979 to current day. There is a gap in images from 1979 through 1995. We are actively working to add all of these images. Please call or email our office if you would like us to send you a specific document image.

For recorded documents prior to 1979 (DEEDS ONLY!), use the “Historical Auditor and Recorder Books” tab. These records go back to 1856 for land deeds and 1866 for town lot deeds.  You can search the indexes or search a specific book and page. All of these historical records contain images.


The following resources are made available by the Union County Recorder. Please contact us if you have any difficulty downloading or completing any of these documents.


Document Formatting Standards – State of Iowa

Recording Fees Quick Guide

Recorder’s Cover Sheet 

Trade Name Form

Real Estate Transfer Tax Calculator 

Declaration of Value  

Groundwater Hazard Statement  | Instructions