Recorder of Deeds
Office Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30
Monday through Friday, except
Have you just sold or purchased property in Adams County? Do you
want to verify the document was recorded in the Recorder’s
Click here to find out your document number
and the date your document was recorded.
ATTENTION ALL DEED PREPARERS
The County Clerk’s Office will process all splits on tax bills
for those documents recorded on or before August 10, 2014.
All land record documents which include a split of the property
which are recorded after the above date will not be changed
until the 2015 property tax bills which are payable in 2016.
Documents for recording will be
accepted until 4:30 pm.
At 4:00 pm we stop recording and any
documents left will be recorded the next day in the order we
The Recorder's primary
responsibility is the maintenance of the indexing of documents
in the chain of title to County land. Your property and its
ownership is filed in the Recorder's Office. Today, revenue
taken in by this office is based on fees provided by the
Illinois State legislature in the Illinois Compiled Statutes and
is deposited in the County corporate fund.
Notice of Foreclosure copies required to be provided to the
County of Adams under
Public Act 96-856 pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/15-1503(b) may be sent to: