Real Estate Recording

The Itasca County Recorder's office serves as the source of historical property records for the county, in compliance with Minnesota statutes. The Recorder/Registrar of Titles is responsible for the review, recording and archival preservation of hundreds of types of legal documents to protect the rights and interests of individuals and institutions. Examples of common documents include Deeds, Contracts, Mortgages, Satisfactions and many other documents that pertain to real estate property. Itasca County does not offer legal advice or assistance in preparing documents. Questions should be directed to a Real Estate Attorney or a Practicing Abstractor.

Property in Itasca County is classified as two types of title, Abstract or Torrens. Land records date from 1870s to the present.

Recording Regulations


All documents should be in recordable form and meet document recording requirements before being presented to Itasca County. To learn more about recording regulations, please see the Recording Checklist.

Recording Statement of Fees


To view our fees for recording Abstract and Torrens Documents please see the Recording Statement of Fees (PDF).

By Mail


To record a document by mail, please send to:
Itasca County Recorder
123 NE 4th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays.