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County Recorder's Office

Mission Statement

Steele County government is dedicated to delivering effective, efficient, respectful public service with integrity and accountability using both proven and innovative methods.

Quality public service provided with integrity. 

The Recorder's Office is responsible for the legal records of all real estate in the County. Permanent records of deeds, mortgages and other various real estate documents are recorded and/or filed here. There is a recording fee for all documents. Copies of recorded documents can be obtained for a fee. 

As Registrar of Titles, this office generates Certificates of Title conveying land under the Torrens land system.

Military Service Discharges are recorded and no fee is charged for that service. County Officials Bonds and Oaths of Office, official plats of land in the city and rural area and Federal and State Tax Liens are filed in the Recorders Office. This office will assist customers in obtaining legal descriptions for Steele County property as well as determining ownership of parcels of land. 

This office also handles Vital Statistics for the County.


Contact Us:


Steele County Recorder
  630 Florence Avenue
         PO Box 890
  Owatonna MN  55060

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
Email Address:
Phone: Land Records 507-444-7450
Vital Statistics 507-444-7490
FAX: 507-444-7470  
Calling From: Blooming Prairie 507-583-2283
Ellendale 507-684-2211





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