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Jennifer L. Metcalf

400 E Locust
Room 102

Union, MO 63084

636 583-6367
fax 636-583-7330




Recorder of Deeds Office

The Recorder of Deeds office provides information to the public about what our office does for the community, how you can get the information, and how we can answer your questions concerning the information contained in our office.

The Recorder of Deeds Office is where land records are preserved and stored including Deeds of Trust, Warranty Deeds, and Quit Claim Deeds. Plats and Surveys are also recorded and kept as permanent record in our office. In addition, the Recorderís Office issues and records Marriage Licenses. They are also maintained as a permanent record and are indexed by the bride and groomís names and the date of marriage.

The staff consists of one (1) elected official who holds the office for a 4 year term. There are seven (7) full-time employees and one (1) part-time employee, called Deputies, who are anxious and ready to assist you in looking up documents in the records stored in our office. Our office has over seventy-four years of experience in the service and support of the recording needs of Franklin County.

Please remember, however, that we are recorders and not lawyers and we cannot give legal advice. The Recorder of Deeds office only records documents. It is recommended that you consult an attorney or title company to assist you in creating any documents that need to be recorded.


The recorder of Deeds office is now accepting
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express
with a service fee not to exceed $2.50

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Franklin County Offices  400 E Locust, Union, MO. 63084    hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM