Washington County

Recorder of Deeds

Download: Fee Schedule

The Washington County Recorder of Deeds Office was established in 1781 to:

Carrie Perrell - Recorder of Deeds
Carrie Perrell Recorder of Deeds
  • Record deeds, mortgages, subdivisions, and other documents deemed by state law to be of enduring public value. 
  • Documents are recorded, indexed, verified, and scanned within the current business day
  • To collect fees and taxes levied for recording the documents and distribute the receipts to the state, county, municipalities, and school districts in accordance with the law
  • To assemble and retain the documents permanently for administrative, legal, and historical purposes

All recorded documents are of public record with the exception of Military Discharges (DD-214). Veterans are encouraged to file their military discharge papers for safekeeping. The original is maintained by the veteran, the copy retained by the office will be used to make a certified copy when a veteran applies for employment, veteran benefits, etc.

Subdivisions are submitted in paper or mylar form. Signatures required on subdivision:

  • Washington County Planning Commission
  • Local Planning Commission (where applicable)
  • Board of Supervisors / Borough Council
  • Owners of subdivided real estate

Engineer's seal must be applied to plan. All subdivisions must be recorded within 90 days of the local governing body approval.

Access Deeds (1781-Current) Online

As a reminder, ALL DEEDS STARTING AT THE YEAR 1781 TO THE PRESENT are available online and remotely from www.Landex.com - If you have any questions on how to access these records from your personal computer, how to purchase copies, or how to use the website itself, please call 1-800-370-2836, Option 4 to speak to a Landex representative.


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