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Welcome to the official website of Dickinson County, Iowa. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for citizens of Dickinson County by providing exceptional public service in an enjoyable environment.

Recorder Real Estate


Ann Ditsworth


1802 Hill Ave Ste. 1500
Spirit Lake, IA 51360


Staff Directory

Real Estate

Dickinson County Property Ownership and Taxes

Document Formatting Requirements

Document Formatting Standards [Iowa Code 331.606B]

Filing Fees

Iowa Land Records

Trade Name Application

Government Forms

Declaration of Value-Fillable Form

Declaration of Value- Print Form

Declaration of Value-Instructions

Groundwater Hazard Statement-Fillable Form

Groundwater Hazard Statement-Instructions

Mastercard, visa, personal Check and cash are acceptable forms of payment at the Recorder’s Office.  A service delivery charge will be applied to all credit card transactions.

**Office Hours are Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm** (subject to Dickinson County holiday schedule)

The Dickinson County Recorder’s Office is committed to permanent preservation of real property and other official records, friendly customer service and to making sure your needs for information are met.

Questions about the services we provide are always welcome. Contact Us