Clayton County
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Clayton County Criminal & Court Records

1st District Court

Address
PO Box 418 111 High St NE, Courthouse Elkader, IA 52043
Phone
563-245-2204
Fax
563-245-1175
Hours
8AM-4:30PM M,W,F; 8AM-2:30PM T,TH
Jurisdiction
Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate
Restricted Records
No juvenile unless child is age 10 or older and offense is considered a public offense, sealed, dissolution of marriage, mental health, or deferred records released
Civil Note
Search civil, probate, and appellate information at http://www.iowacourts.gov/.

Criminal Records

Required Information

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Years Available

Criminal docket on books from late 1880s, on computer back to 4/97

Record Retrieval Methods

In person, online

Civil Records

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Clayton County Court Recorder Offices

County Recorder

Address
Clayton County PO Box 278 Elkader, IA 52043
Phone
563-245-2710
Fax
563-245-2454
Hours
8AM-4:30PM
Record Avalilability
All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1/1992

Courier Offices

Address
111 High St, 1st Fl Elkader, IA 52043

County Assessor

Phone
563-245-2533

Treasurer

Phone
563-245-1807

Treasurer

Appraiser
563-245-2533

Elections

Appraiser
563-245-1106

Vital

Appraiser
563-245-2710