Search Tips

  1. Name Search -- The records returned for a name search are based on a combination of the following search fields (required fields are marked with a red asterisk):
    1. Last Name* -- Use this text box to enter the last name of the person whose records are being searched. Searching for this name is modified by selecting one of the following options:
      • Exact -- Find records with a last name that exactly matches the one entered in the text box.
      • Starts with -- Find records with a last name that starts with the one entered in the text box.
      • Soundex -- Find records with last names that sound similar, but might be spelled differently.
    2. First Name -- Use this text box to enter the first name of the person whose records are being searched. Searching for this name is modified by selecting one of the following options:
      • Exact -- Find records with a first name that exactly matches the one entered in the text box.
      • Starts with -- Find records with a first name that starts with the one entered in the text box.
      • Contains -- Find records with a first name that contains the one entered in the text box.
    3. Date Range* -- Use the From and To text boxes to enter the date range to search within. A date may be entered using a variety of standard formats, but it will always be converted to MM/DD/YYYY.
    4. Party Type* -- This option is used to determine if the name being searched for was the Grantor or Grantee of a found document. Select the Both option if the party type does not matter.
    5. Document Types* -- Select the types of documents to be searched. At least one document type must be selected for the name search. Use the Select All button to pick all the types and the Deselect All button to clear the selections. See the Glossary for definitions of the document types.
    6. Results Per Page* -- Use this text box to enter the number of records to display on each page of the name search results.

  2. Book & Page Search -- The records returned for a book & page search are based on a combination of the following search fields, all of which are required:
    1. Document Type -- Use this dropdown list to select the document type to be searched for. See the Glossary for definitions of the document types.
    2. Book -- Use this text box to enter the book number to be searched.
    3. Page -- Use this text box to enter the page number to be searched.

  3. Instrument Number Search -- The records returned for an instrument number search are based on a combination of the following search fields, all of which are required:
    1. Document Type -- Use this dropdown list to select the document type to be searched. See the Glossary for definitions of the document types.
    2. Year -- Use this text box to enter the year to be searched for. The format should be YYYY.
    3. Instrument No. -- Use this text box to enter the instrument number to be searched for.
    4. Suffix -- Use this text box to enter the instrument suffix to be searched for.

  4. Date Range Search -- The records are returned for a date range search in book and page order. The following fields must all be entered:
    1. Document Type -- Use this dropdown list to select the document type to be searched. See the Glossary for definitions of the document types.
    2. From -- Use this text box to enter the starting date of the range to search within. A date may be entered using a variety of standard formats, but it will always be converted to MM/DD/YYYY.
    3. To -- Use this text box to enter the ending date of the range to search within. A date may be entered using a variety of standard formats, but it will always be converted to MM/DD/YYYY. Note that the range may contain a maximum of 31 days.
    4. Results Per Page -- Use this text box to enter the number of records to display on each page of the date search results.

    NOTE: All land records on the County Clerk's website are indexed by name only. If you have an address and need to know the owner's name then you can use this link to obtain information on ownership.
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