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Greene County Iowa
Greene County Courthouse

Greene County Courthouse
114 North Chestnut
Jefferson, IA 50129

Located on the town square along the historic Lincoln Highway, next to the Mahanay Memorial Carillon Tower and statue of Abraham Lincoln.

Monday thru Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Closed on federal holidays

Genealogy Records at the Courthouse

Courthouse employees are unable to do genealogy research for the public. Photocopiers and one microfilm reader/printer are available. Please contact the Greene County Genealogical Society for assistance.

Clerk of Courts Office:

  • Probate records from 1854 to present
  • Will records from 1855 to present
  • Naturalizations from start of Greene County to present
  • District Court books from 1854 to present

Recorder's Office:

  • Birth records from July 1880 to present
  • Death records from July 1880 to present
  • Marriage records from 1854 to present
  • Deed records from Sep 1854 to present
  • Town Lot Deeds from Mar 1855 to present
  • Original Entry Deeds from 1853 to 1869
  • Adoption Records up to 1929 (closed to public, except by court order)
  • Soldier's Discharge records from 1917 to present
  • Index to Affidavits & Power of Attorney from 1917 to present
  • Mortgage Books from 1854 to present
  • Plat books for towns in county

Auditor's Office:

  • Land records by land description only from 1854 to present

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