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Records Available:

Cole County Recorder of Deeds Real Estate Search provides access to Recorded document information beginning August 1986.  Our office is working on indexing deeds from October 1969 through August 1986 , which will broaden the online search for the near future.  However, Books 216-412 will have images but indexing is incomplete.

Search by document type or by Book and Page number(s).  

  • Deeds of Trust - Index & Images from August 1999 - Current
  • Tax Liens - Index & Images from 2000 - Current.
  • Marriage Licenses - Index only (1821 - Current), images available upon request.
  • Military Records - Index & Images are not available online, by request only.

RMIS Instrument Search Criteria

Date Recorded:
If no dates are entered, the search will run against all records from August 15, 1986 to current date.  To search for a specific day or range, enter the month, day, year(mm/dd/yyyy) in the date recorded field through the ending date recorded field.

Party Criteria:
Enter the grantor or Grantee name, select the name type and pres enter or find now.  The parts of the name must be entered into the appropriate search field.  You do not have to specify the entire name when searching, it is, however, best to qualify the name as much as possible.

To search for Jack Smith, type SMITH in the last name field and Jack in the first name field.
All dates must be specified as MM/DD/YYYY.

Platted Criteria
A platted parcel will have a subdivision name, block and lot number, rather than portions of sections.  To search for a platted parcel enter the subdivsion name & lot number (block number is not always necessary).

Input: Timber Hills Subdivision Section 1, Lot 6.  Then hit enter or search button. 

Unplatted Criteria
Unplatted property refers to land that has not been plotted(not in a subdivision).  It is defined by the "metes and bounds" description (boundary lines of land with their terminal points and angles).

Cole County Township & Ranges are 10W - 14W & Townships 41N - 46N. 

Input: Section 12 Township 41 Range 10 (S12 T41 R41). Then hit enter or the search button.