About Public Records


The St. Louis County Recorder provides protection and public notice by recording, indexing, maintaining and displaying records of legal documents and the issuance and updating of land title certificates; and it also files, maintains and issues copies of birth, death, and marriage records.

The County Recorder accepts for recording over 150 types of legal documents, most of which pertain to real estate or personal property. The office accepts for filing and issues copies of military discharges, state and federal tax liens as well as birth, death and marriage records. The office also maintains many indexes where one may research information by legal description, name or document number.

The St. Louis County Recorder's office is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, Monday - Friday excluding major holidays.