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Recorder's Office


Linda Smith
Madison County Recorder

Customer service (765) 641-9613

Welcome to the Madison County Recorder’s Office web page. Our staff is dedicated to providing fast and accurate service to assist you with your recording needs and search requests.

The Recorder’s office is a constitutional office dedicated to recording the vital documents that determine ownership of property (IC 36-2-11). The Recorder’s office is responsible for the preservation of a wide range of documents including deeds, mortgages, liens, leases, subdivision plats, surveys, land contracts, UCC filings, military discharges, and more. For a complete list click on the Document types page (IC 36-2-11-8).

Madison County was established on January 4th, 1823. Our historical documents come in the following formats; books, microfilm, and computer images. The books include documents from 1830’s to 1989. Our microfilm images include documents from 1989 to present. The computer images include indexed and scanned images from 1989 to the present.

Public Searches

The Recorder's Staff will not search public records or give any legal opinions. If you know the recording information, you may request a copy from our office. Otherwise, you may come in and use one of our public access computers.

You may access our records in our public access room during normal business hours Monday thru Friday, 8 am to 4 pm.

You can search recorded documents at the following link (Tapestry) 24 hours a day.


Subscribers and Title companies can login to Laredo to access recorded documents online at the following website. We have various plans available flexible for any budget. Please, contact the Madison County Recorder at (765) 641-9616 for plan options or Fidlar Technologies at their toll free number 1 (800) 747-4600.



New UCC Forms




The links above are the locations where you can acquire the new UCC Financing Statement Form, Amendment Statement Form & Information Request Form. You can also direct others to these sites.

July 31st ended the period of time allowed to accept the old forms. The new forms, you will notice, have a revision date of 2013 in the top left hand corner. You need to make sure that all forms submitted for recording have this revision date on them. You will need to reject all old forms beginning August lst.

Certificate of Assumed Business Name

The Madison County Recorder’s Office provides blank copies of the “Certification of Assumed Business Name” or sometimes referred to as “Doing Business As” documents in hard copy and for download that you may fill out and return. You may download that form by (Clicking here).

Because of the legal specificity that the other instruments require, no other forms or templates are provided.

Linda Smith
Madison County Recorder
16 East 9th Street
Anderson, IN 46016
Phone: (765) 641-9616
Fax: (765) 641-9617
Website: http://www.madisoncounty.in.gov/Recorder

Mon. thru Fri. 8 am – 4 pm


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