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Steuben County Recorder
317 S. Wayne St. Ste. 2F
Angola, IN 46703-1900
Recorder  Dani Parrish
Phone: (260) 668-1000, ext 1700
Fax: (260) 665-8483
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM



The elective office of County Recorder was the first local office created by the Constitution of the State of Indiana in 1816. It is the primary duty of county recorders to record instruments submitted for recording and maintain those records for perpetuity. Documents for statistical record keeping purposes fall into four categories: deeds and other conveyances, mortgages and other liens and their releases, miscellaneous documents, and uniform commercial code documents.


  • Record Deeds
  • Record Mortgages
  • Record Releases and Assignments
  • Record Military Discharges
  • Record Power of Attorney
  • Record Contracts
  • Record Other Miscellaneous Documents
  • Record Surveys and Plats
  • File Uniform Commercial Code Documents (Fixtures only)
  • Microfilm and Scan All Documents
  • Retrieve and Duplicate All Documents

    Essential Recording Requirements

    Acknowledgements: To entitle any conveyance, mortgage, or instrument of writing to be recorded.

    Legibility or Names: Typed or printed under each signature exactly as signed including acknowledgement.

    Name of Person Preparing Instrument: Each document effecting real estate.

    Notarized Documents: Requires county residence of notary effecting real estate.

    Transfer of Deeds for Taxation: Endorsement of Auditor before recording.

    Release of Satisfaction of Liens: May be executed by President, Vice-President, Cashier, Secretary, General Manager, or Attorney-in-Fact only.

    Documents signed by power of attorney must have the recording number of the recorded power of attorney on the document.


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